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noun
a place where blood or blood plasma is collected, processed, stored, and distributed.
such a supply of blood or blood plasma.
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Origin of blood bank

First recorded in 1935–40
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blood bank

noun
a place where whole blood, blood plasma, or other blood products are stored until required in transfusion
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