Definition of blood transfusion in English:

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blood transfusion

Pronunciation: /bləd tran(t)sˈfyo͞oZHən/


The process of transferring the blood of a person into the veins of another.
Example sentences
  • In severe cases of B12-deficiency anaemia, a blood transfusion may be required.
  • There is cause for concern any time a patient receives a blood transfusion.
  • Doctors have ruled out surgery or a blood transfusion as a cause.

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Syllabification: blood trans·fu·sion

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