rhestocythemia rhes·to·cy·the·mi·a (rěs’tō-sī-thē’mē-ə)
The presence of broken down red blood cells in the peripheral circulation.
noun 1. a macaque, Macaca mulatta, of India, used in experimental medicine. noun 1. (Greek myth) a king of Thrace, who arrived in the tenth year of the Trojan War to aid Troy. Odysseus and Diomedes stole his horses because an oracle had said that if these horses drank from the River Xanthus, Troy would […]
- Rhesus baby
noun 1. 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.