immunohematology(redirected from Immunohaematology)
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That division of hematology concerned with immune, or antigen-antibody reactions, and with related changes in the blood.
immunohematology/im·mu·no·hem·a·tol·o·gy/ (-hem″ah-tol´ah-je) the study of antigen-antibody reactions as they relate to blood disorders.
Etymology: L, immunis + Gk, haima, blood, logos, science
the study of antigen-antibody reactions and their effects on blood.
immunohematology(ĭ-mū-nō-hēm″ă-tŏl′ō-jē) [L. immunis, safe, + Gr. haima, blood, + logos, word, reason]
The study of the immunology and genetics of blood groups, blood cell antigens and antibodies, and specific blood proteins (such as complement); esp. important in blood banking and transfusion medicine.