blood substitute


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blood substitute

n
(Medicine) a substance such as plasma, albumin, or dextran, used to replace lost blood or increase the blood volume
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Four hours after the animals died, scientists began pumping a specially designed blood substitute through the organs.
And he says he's drunk cows' and pigs' blood, as well as a human blood substitute.
A TEAM of researchers from Delhi University has claimed to have developed a safe and portable blood substitute, which can be used irrespective of blood groups.
New Delhi: Unavailability of blood in emergency situations such as accidents or battlefield trauma will no longer be a problem as a Delhi University department has claimed to have developed a safe and portable blood substitute which can be used irrespective of blood groups.
As part of its research, the team chose to examine the feasibility of using hemoglobin as an artificial blood substitute. Hemoglobin, when extracted from blood, breaks down and is toxic in its pure form.
Interestingly, it also has the first blood substitute that I can think of, the fake juice that is so pervasive in stories, now that vampires have become our cuddle buddies.
The color is from a blood substitute not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
And one form of blood substitute, made from haemoglobin from cows, is already licensed for use in patients with severe anaemia in Russia and in South Africa.
Scientists working on blood substitute. Researchers are taking several different approaches to develop artificial blood, reports The Independent.
Sympathetic to the human cause, Edward is trying to find a synthetic blood substitute when he meets former vampire Elvis (Willem Dafoe).
A PLAGUE has transformed the vast majority of the population into vampires and brilliant undead scientist Edward (Ethan Hawke), a researcher at a blood pharmacy run by the conniving Charles Bromley (Sam Neill), is trying to create a stable, synthetic blood substitute.
Working alongside colleague Christopher (Colosimo), Edward struggles to create a stable, synthetic blood substitute. Sympathetic to the human cause, Edward meets human survivor Audrey (Karvan), who in turn introduces the scientist to resistance leader Elvis (Dafoe).