What is a non-secretor?


A non-secretor is an individual who does not secrete the antigen characteristics of his blood group in body fluids. These individuals are from the A, B and AB blood groups. In a non-secretor, body fluids and secretions like the mucus in the digestive tract and saliva do not contain antigens of their blood group.
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nonsecretor nonn. An individual whose saliva does not contain antigens of the ABO blood
1. (noun) gland, secretory organ, secretor, secreter. any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
also se·cret·er (sĭ-krē'tər) n. A cell, tissue, or organ that produces a secretion. A person whose saliva and other body fluids contain ABO antigens.
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