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blood transfusion Line breaks: blood trans|fu¦sion

Definition of blood transfusion in English:


An injection of a volume of blood, previously taken from a healthy person, into a patient: surgeons gave the boy a blood transfusion [mass noun]: the patient did not require blood transfusion
More 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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