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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 ?
This can cause high-stress situations as people try to find blood donors on their own.
Facebook recently launched a similar tool in India and Bangladesh, where nearly 7 million people have signed up to be blood donors on Facebook.
Facebook has launched a new blood donation feature in Pakistan which will make it easier for people to sign up as blood donors and help them to effectively connect blood donors and recipients.
The Quantum Foundation arranged the function at the Jatiya Press Club in the morning to honour the blood donors, a press release of the organisation said.
benefit from the new infrastructure it is essential that the quality of the blood donors is the best.
Objective: To determine the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in blood donors in a tertiary care hospital blood bank and then compared with prevalence in other reported studies in Pakistan between 1988 and 2016.
The Provincial Health Office (PHO) has collected 44 blood units during the bloodletting last July 20 that highlighted the celebration of National Blood Donors Month here.
Over the last year 900,000 people have given up their time to help patients in need but 200,000 new blood donors are needed each year to ensure that patients in the future have access to the blood they need, when they need it.
The number of regular volunteer blood donors in Cyprus exceeds 20,000.
World blood donor day (WBDD) is celebrated globally on June 14th to honor voluntary blood donors for their precious gift of life and create wider awareness for safe blood and importance of voluntary blood donation as the first link in safe quality blood transfusion service.
Later, in May 2005 at the 58th World Health Assembly, the WHO and its 192 member states officially established the day to thank blood donors for their life-saving gift and to promote blood donation to ensure sufficient blood supplies.
More than 200 voluntary donors including 144 whole blood donors, 40 whole blood and platelet donors, and 20 female donors were recognized at the event.