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artificial blood

noun
1.
a chemical emulsion, capable of carrying oxygen and carbon dioxide, for temporary use as a blood substitute in medical emergencies or when a patient objects to blood transfusions on religious grounds.
Origin of artificial blood
1970-1975
First recorded in 1970-75
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