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artificial blood

a chemical emulsion, capable of carrying oxygen and carbon dioxide, for temporary use as a blood substitute in medical emergencies or when a patient objects to blood transfusions on religious grounds.
Origin of artificial blood
1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • artificial blood will not be available any time soon, and the need for donations will remain acute for the foreseeable future.
  • Another type of fluorocarbon is used in many medical applications, including artificial blood.
  • It would probably have a fishy taste, faintly metallic from the artificial blood.

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