Definition of blood doping in English:

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blood doping

Pronunciation: /ˈbləd ˌdōpiNG/
(also blood boosting)

noun

The injection of oxygenated blood into an athlete before an event in an 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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Syllabification: blood dop·ing

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