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autotransfusion

[aw-toh-trans-fyoo-zhuh n]
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noun
  1. infusion of a patient's own blood, either collected and returned to the body during surgery or transfused from a stored supply.
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Origin of autotransfusion

First recorded in 1960–65; auto-1 + transfusion
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autotransfusion in Medicine

autotransfusion

(ô′tō-trăns-fyōōzhən)
n.
  1. Infusion of blood or blood products into the individual from whom they were originally withdrawn.
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