immunohematology

That division of hematology concerned with immune, or antigen-antibody reactions and with related changes in the blood.

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im·mu·no·he·ma·tol·o·gy or chiefly Brit im·mu·no·hae·ma·tol·o·gy -.hē-mə-'täl-ə-jē n, pl -gies a branch of immunology that deals with the immunologic properties of blood
im·mu·no·he·ma·to·log·ic -.hē-mət-əl-'äj-ik or im·mu·no·he·ma·to·log·i·cal -i-kəl or chiefly Brit im·mu·no·hae·ma·to·log·ic or im·mu·no·hae·ma·to·log·i·cal adj

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im·mu·no·hem·a·tol·o·gy (im″u-no-hēm″ə-tolґə-je) the branch of hematology that studies antigen-antibody reactions and analogous phenomena as they relate to the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of blood disorders.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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