blood transfusion

blood transfusion
noun
the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑transfusion
Derivationally related forms: ↑transfuse (for: ↑transfusion)
Hypernyms: ↑insertion, ↑introduction, ↑intromission
Hyponyms: ↑exchange transfusion

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noun, pl ⋯ -sions [count]
: a medical treatment in which someone's blood is put into the body of another person

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ˈblood transfusion [blood transfusion] (also transfusion) noun countable, uncountable
the process of putting new blood into the body of a person or an animal

He was given a blood transfusion.

See also:transfusion

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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