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blood bank

n.
1. A place where whole blood or plasma is typed, processed, and stored for future use in transfusion.
2. Blood or plasma stored in such a place.

blood bank

n
(Medicine) a place where whole blood, blood plasma, or other blood products are stored until required in transfusion

blood′ bank`


n.
1. a place where blood or blood plasma is collected, processed, stored, and distributed.
2. the supply of blood or blood plasma at such a place.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blood bank - a place for storing whole blood or blood plasmablood bank - a place for storing whole blood or blood plasma; "the Red Cross created a blood bank for emergencies"
bank - a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
Translations
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bloedbank

blood bank

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