An act of transferring donated blood, blood products, or other fluid into the circulatory system of a person or animal: major bleeding necessitating transfusions [mass noun]: transfusion is necessary in some circumstances
More example sentences
- Before death, the organ donor received several transfusions of blood products.
- She was treated with intravenous folinic acid and antibiotics and was given transfusions of blood products.
- Whenever possible, transfusions of all blood products should be limited.
late Middle English: from Latin transfusio(n-), from the verb transfundere (see transfuse).
Definition of transfusion in:
- The US English dictionary