blood transfusion



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

Nearby words

  1. blood spavin,
  2. blood sport,
  3. blood substitute,
  4. blood sugar,
  5. blood test,
  6. blood type,
  7. blood typing,
  8. blood urea nitrogen,
  9. blood vessel,
  10. blood vessels

Origin of blood transfusion

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for blood transfusion

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

    Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard