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blood transfusion

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  1. the injection of blood from one person or animal into the bloodstream of another.

Origin of blood transfusion

First recorded in 1875–80
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Historical Examples

  • This blood-transfusion occurs in nature in the "Free-Martin" cattle.

    Taboo and Genetics

    Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard