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grouping

The classification of individual traits according to a shared characteristic.
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PROCEDURE FOR REVERSE GROUPING. PRINCIPLE: DETECTION OF ANTIBODIES IN THE PATIENT'S SERUM WITH KNOWN COMMERCIAL ANTISERA.

blood grouping

Classification of blood of different individuals according to agglutinating and hemolyzing qualities before making a blood transfusion.
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perceptual grouping

The processing of information derived from nerves in the eyes, ears, nose, tongue, skin, and any other sensory structures. This function helps in understanding the environment and forming a coherent image of what is perceived.