reciprocal transfusion

Medical Dictionary

reciprocal transfusion n.
An attempt to confer immunity by transfusing blood taken from a donor just recovered from an infectious disease into a recipient suffering from the same disease, at the same time transfusing an equal amount from the sick to the well person.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: reciprocal trans-location
Next Definition: reciprocal translocation
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for reciprocal transfusion
More from
Search for articles containing reciprocal transfusion Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature