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blood transfusion

noun
1.
the injection of blood from one person or animal into the bloodstream of another.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • We don't devote long speeches to the people who plate the needles needed for blood transfusion apparatus.
  • But the risk, if it exists, is apt to be slight and is surely no reason to forgo receiving a lifesaving blood transfusion.
  • In the same way, an organ that is not matched can trigger a blood transfusion reaction or transplant rejection.
  • Bleeding around your kidney may require a blood transfusion.
  • Immune responses evoked by blood transfusion, when they occur, are usually humoral in nature.
  • My cousin got it from a blood transfusion, granted that was a long time ago.
  • Testing showed that he had received an illegal blood transfusion.
  • Rather than using a tourniquet at the neck to stop the bleeding, they should consider a blood transfusion.
  • And sometimes that means transfusion, blood transfusion.
  • She was told that her iron was so low, if it didn't get stable she'd have to have a blood transfusion.

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