[ bluhd-doh-ping ]
/ ˈblʌd ˌdoʊ pɪŋ /
a procedure in which an athlete is injected with erythropoietin or transfused with blood, thereby increasing the blood's oxygen-carrying capacity and boosting athletic performance.
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Also called blood pack·ing, blood boost·ing.
Origin of blood doping
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby blood doping
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British Dictionary definitions for blood doping
the illegal practice of removing a quantity of blood from an athlete long before a race and reinjecting it shortly before a race, so boosting oxygenation of the blood
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