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1 the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery [syn: blood transfusion]
2 the action of pouring a liquid from one vessel to another

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see Transfusion



  1. The transfer of blood or blood products from one individual to another.
  2. The act of pouring liquid from one vessel to another.


medicine: the transfer of blood or blood products from one individual to another
  • Finnish: verensiirto
  • German: Transfusion, Bluttransfusion
the act of pouring liquid from one vessel to another

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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