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blood doping

noun, Sports Medicine
1.
a procedure in which an athlete is injected with his or her own blood or the blood of a family member prior to competition, purportedly increasing the blood's oxygen-carrying capacity owing to the addition of red blood cells.
Also called blood packing, blood boosting.
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  • Randomly selected horses were subject to having blood samples drawn and tested for blood doping agents.
British Dictionary definitions for blood doping

blood doping

noun
1.
the illegal practice of removing a quantity of blood from an athlete long before a race and reinjecting it shortly before a race, so boosting oxygenation of the blood
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