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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 ?
Blood donor selection: guidelines on assessing donor suitability for blood donation.
But NHS Blood and Transplant is uniting with 25 blood donor organisations across 21 countries to highlight an almost 30% international drop in people becoming blood donors last year, compared to a decade ago.
We have a dedicated blood donor centre on Holland Road in Newcastle, which is the perfect place to donate blood for the first time.
Voluntary, unpaid blood donations must be increased rapidly in more than half the world's countries in order to ensure a reliable supply of safe blood for patients whose lives depend on it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on World Blood Donor Day.
NNA - On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day, the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Lebanon and Donner Sang Compter(DSC) organized today a blood drive for UN staff members at the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator's Office in Beirut.
Amman, June 13 (Petra)--The World Health Organization (WHO) called, on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day, for donating blood to save the lives of millions of people around the world.
Evaluation of data on the prevalence of transfusion-transmissible infections, namely, HIV, HBV, HCV, and syphilis, among blood and plasma donors permits an assessment of the occurrence of infections in the blood donor population and consequently the safety of the collected donations.
The NHS Blood and Transplant saw 1,059 people in the region register as a blood donor between the campaign's launch on June 5 and World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
Collection of blood Sample: Taking all aseptic precautions 4 ml of blood from each blood donor was collected and put in a sterile numbered glass tube.
LANCASTER -- With January being National Blood Donor Month, prospective donors can give blood at a drive at the Perkins School, 971 Main St.
The web portal, designed to give special attention to Dengue and Thalassemia affected patients, is a quick support online blood donor facility that aims to centralize people in a manner that blood seekers can timely reach to blood donors when they are in critical need.
AS of March 2014, the NHS Blood and Transplant Service has decided to cease operating mobile blood donor vans in the Midlands.