blood transfusion

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Noun1.blood transfusion - the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or arteryblood transfusion - the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery
intromission, insertion, introduction - the act of putting one thing into another
exchange transfusion - slow removal of a person's blood and its replacement with equal amounts of a donor's blood
Translations
نَقْلُ الدَّمنَقْلُ دَم
transfuze krve
blodtransfusion
verensiirto
transfuzija
輸血
수혈
transfúzia krvi
blodtransfusion
การถ่ายเลือด
truyền máu

blood transfusion

ntrasfusione f di sangue

blood

(blad) noun
1. the red fluid pumped through the body by the heart. Blood poured from the wound in his side.
2. descent or ancestors. He is of royal blood.
ˈbloodless adjective
1. without the shedding of blood. a bloodless victory.
2. anaemic. She is definitely bloodless.
ˈbloody adjective
1. stained with blood. a bloody shirt; His clothes were torn and bloody.
2. bleeding. a bloody nose.
3. murderous and cruel. a bloody battle.
4. used in slang vulgarly for emphasis. That bloody car ran over my foot!
ˈbloodcurdling adjective
terrifying and horrible. a blood-curdling scream.
blood donor
a person who gives blood for use by another person in transfusion etc.
blood group/type
any one of the types into which human blood is classified. Her blood group is O.
ˈblood-poisoning noun
an infection of the blood. He is suffering from blood-poisoning.
blood pressure
the (amount of) pressure of the blood on the walls of the blood-vessels. The excitement will raise his blood pressure.
ˈbloodshed noun
deaths or shedding of blood. There was much bloodshed in the battle.
ˈbloodshot adjective
(of eyes) full of red lines and inflamed with blood.
ˈbloodstained adjective
stained with blood. a bloodstained bandage.
ˈbloodstream noun
the blood flowing through the body. The poison entered her bloodstream.
ˈblood test noun
an analysis of a patient's blood to find out if he/she has any diseases. etc.
ˈbloodthirsty adjective
1. eager to kill people. a bloodthirsty warrior.
2. (of a film etc) full of scenes in which there is much killing.
ˈbloodthirstiness noun
ˈblood transfusion noun
the process of giving blood to someone through the veins during an operation etc.
ˈblood-vessel noun
any of the tubes in the body through which the blood flows. He has burst a blood-vessel.
in cold blood
while free from excitement or passion. He killed his son in cold blood.

blood transfusion

نَقْلُ الدَّم transfuze krve blodtransfusion Bluttransfusion μετάγγιση αίματος transfusión de sangre verensiirto transfusion sanguine transfuzija trasfusione di sangue 輸血 수혈 bloedtransfusie blodoverføring przetoczenie krwi transfusão de sangue переливание крови blodtransfusion การถ่ายเลือด kan nakli truyền máu 输血
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