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erythroblastosis fetalis meaning and definition

ERYTHROBLASTOSIS FETALIS noun

Definition of erythroblastosis fetalis (noun)

  1. severe anemia in newborn babies; the result of Rh incompatibility between maternal and fetal blood; typically occurs when the child of an Rh-negative mother inherits Rh-positive blood from the father; can be diagnosed before birth by amniocentesis
Source: Princeton University Wordnet