a baby suffering from haemolytic disease at birth as its red blood cells (which are Rh positive) have been attacked in the womb by antibodies from its Rh negative mother Technical name erythroblastosis fetalis
[ree-suh s] /ˈri səs/ noun 1. Rh factor. rhesus factor noun 1. See Rh factor Rhesus factor Rhe·sus factor (rē’səs) n. Rh factor.
- Rhesus monkey
noun 1. a macaque monkey, Macaca mulatta, of S Asia: used extensively in medical research rhesus monkey (rē’səs) A small, yellowish-brown monkey (Macaca mulatta) of India, widely used in biological and medical research. The Rh (Rhesus) factor was first discovered in rhesus monkeys.
1. rhetoric. 2. rhetorical. rhet. 1. rhetoric 2. rhetorical 3. rhetorically
noun, adjective 1. Rhaetian. adjective 1. of or relating to Rhaetia. 2. Rhaeto-Romanic. 3. Raetic. noun 4. Raetic. 5. Rhaeto-Romanic. noun 1. Also called Rhaeto-Romanic (ˈriːtəʊrəʊˈmænɪk). a group of Romance languages or dialects spoken in certain valleys of the Alps, including Romansch, Ladin, and Friulian adjective 2. denoting or relating to this group of languages […]