11.26: Blood Types Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition antigen Anything that can trigger an immune response. blood transfusion Process of putting blood or blood products from one person into the circulatory system of another person. Rhesus factor Aspect of blood type that tells whether or not a person has the Rh antigen on the surface of their red blood cells. universal donors People with type O blood; they do not have any antigens on their red blood cells and, therefore, can donate blood to people with any blood type. universal recipients People with type AB positive blood; they do not make any anti-A or anti-B antibodies and, therefore, can receive any blood type. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Distinguishes between the different blood types. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Blood Types - Advanced Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: blood transfusions rhesus factor SCI.BIO.931.5.L.1 (3 more) SCI.LSC.931.5.L.1 universal donors universal recipients Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.931.5 (Blood Types) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.