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blood doping

Line breaks: blood dop¦ing

Definition of blood doping in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The injection of oxygenated blood into an athlete before an event in an (illegal) attempt to enhance athletic performance.
Example sentences
  • Michael then described the methods of illegal performance enhancement: drugs and blood doping.
  • Using oxygen in high-altitude mountaineering is like blood doping in cycling.
  • A section on ‘prohibited techniques’ covers such items as blood doping and physical manipulation to alter test results.

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