Definition of blood typing in US English:

blood typing


  • The testing of a sample of blood to determine an individual's blood group.

    • ‘Women should be offered ABO and Rh blood typing and screening for anemia during the first prenatal visit.’
    • ‘Advancements in the use of anesthetic agents, infection control, blood typing, and prosthetics saved numerous lives and gave hope to the wounded.’
    • ‘The first test that should be done is a blood typing of the pregnant patient to check for Rh factors.’
    • ‘To ensure red blood cell compatibility between a donor and recipient, health care providers use ABO blood typing.’
    • ‘Laboratory tests are performed within a week before surgery and might include a complete blood count, electrolyte levels, blood typing and cross match, and coagulation tests.’