What does Rh mean in Physiology?

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Rhesus factor

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What does Rh mean?

rhesus factor, Rh factor, Rh(noun)
a blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people; if an Rh-negative person receives a blood transfusion from an Rh-positive person it can result in hemolysis and anemia

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