Lesson 10.2 Crossword


4.a person with type O blood; type O blood has no antigens that can be attacked by the host's blood, so it can be donated to anyone
5.a severe hemolytic disease of a fetus or newborn caused by the production of maternal antibodies against the fetal red blood cell antigens, usually involving Rh incompatibility between the mother and fetus
6.the antigen of the Rh blood group that is found on the surface of red blood cells; people with the Rh factor are Rh+ and those lacking it are Rh–
7.cells that circulate in plasma and attack red blood cells with foreign antigens, or antigens that are different from those of the host
8.a person with type AB blood; type AB blood has neither A nor B antibodies, so a universal recipient can safely receive a transfusion of any blood type


1.the process by which red blood cells clump together, usually in response to an antibody; can block small blood vessels and cause hemolysis
2.a protein on the surface of RBCs that is used to identify blood type; a molecule on the surface of cells that identifies cells as either "self" or "nonself" (foreign) cells
3.an immune serum that prevents a mother's blood from becoming sensitized to foreign antibodies from her fetus

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