Duffy blood group system

n. blood group that consists chiefly of the antigens fy(a) and fy(b) determined by allelic genes (named after Richard Duffy who was a hemophiliac patient)

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  • duffy — ˈdəfē, i adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: after Richard Duffy died 1956 British hemophiliac : relating to, characteristic of, or being a system of blood groups determined by the presence or absence of any of several antigens in red …   Useful english dictionary

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