cord blood

noun
  1. blood from the placenta drawn through the newly severed umbilical cord, collected for study or for possible transfusion to treat disease in the child.
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Examples from the Web for cord blood

Contemporary Examples of cord blood

  • In the end, a cord-blood match was located for Giovanni, saving his life.

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    I Saved My Son’s Life

    Michael A. Guglielmo

    June 16, 2011


cord blood in Medicine

cord blood

n.
  1. Blood present in the umbilical vessels at the time of delivery.
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