immunotransfusion

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immunotransfusion im·mu·no·trans·fu·sion (ĭm'yə-nō-trāns-fyōō'zhən, ĭ-myōō'-)
n.
A transfusion of blood from a donor who has been immunized by injections of an antigen prepared from microorganisms isolated from the recipient; the recipient then gains passive immunity from the antibodies formed in the donor.

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