blood donor


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blood donor

n
(Medicine) a person who gives his or her blood to be used for transfusion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blood donor - someone who gives blood to be used for transfusionsblood donor - someone who gives blood to be used for transfusions
donor - (medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)
universal donor - a person whose type O Rh-negative blood may be safely transfused into persons with other blood types
Translations
مُتَبَرِّعٌ بالدَّم
dárce krve
bloddonor
véradó
blóîgjafi
darca krvi
kan verici

blood donor

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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Online appointment campaign begins at Las Vegas race and concludes in Darlington with one blood donor signing their name on the No.
A vast majority of the population who are aged between 17 and 65 can become a blood donor however only 6% of the eligible population choose to be active blood donors.
Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) has taken the initiative toward the provision of safe blood products to the needy patients by establishing Dow Safe Blood Donor Club 25.
Islamabad, June 13, 2010 (Frontier Star): World Blood Donor Day is celebrated annually on June 14 as a global celebration of the 'Gift of Blood' given by voluntary donors to save the lives of those in need.
BIRMINGHAM Blood Donor Centre celebrated ten years of saving thousands of lives by thanking the selfless volunteers who roll up their sleeve time and time again.
New and regular donors are all urged to attend a blood donor session at a time of year when stocks traditionally dip.
He was one of many donors thanked on World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) today.
Dubai: The World Blood Donor Day will be commemorated on June 14 this year to create wider awareness of the need for safe blood for transfusion.
Donors are being urged to give blood on Blood Donor Day.
The new Blood Donor App takes it one step further by helping people save lives through blood donations.
Peshawar -- Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has in coordination with Government of Germany launched a Project of Establishment of Safe Blood Transfusion centers to mark World Blood Donor Day
AS of March 2014, the NHS Blood and Transplant Service has decided to cease operating mobile blood donor vans in the Midlands.