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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

ndonatore/trice 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.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
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.
World Blood Donor Day has been celebrated annually since 2004, with the aim of improving the safety and adequacy of national blood supplies by promoting a substantial increase in the number of safe, voluntary, unpaid donors who give blood regularly.
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 Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Tuesday organized an event titled 'Safe Blood for All' at its National Headquarters here in connection with the World Blood Donor Day.
Simply download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org and entering the sponsor code KFVS12 or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.
To raise more awareness regarding the importance of blood donations, the Oman Blood Donors (OBD) team in cooperation with the Ministry of Health (MoH) commemorated the World Blood Donor Day that falls on June 14 every year.
The programme has chalked two strategies for achieving this challenging target: conversion of suitable family donors into voluntary and regular blood donors and strengthening of university-based blood donor organisations.
ISLAMABAD -- Like other parts of the globe,World Blood Donor Day will be observed on Friday (June 14) across the globe including Pakistan to raise awareness of the problem and thank donors worldwide.
World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is being observed on Friday to raise awareness about the need for safe blood transfusion and to thank donors for their lifesaving gifts.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jun 14 (ANI): Congress President Rahul Gandhi took to the social media platform to appeal to the youths for donating blood on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day on Friday.