Definition of 'blood transfusion'
Example sentences containing 'blood transfusion'
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A soldier had just been brought in with a gaping stomach wound and he needed an immediate blood transfusion. THE WHITE DOVE (2002)`You don't have the equipment for a blood transfusion in there, do you? JUST BETWEEN US (2002)35 All the rest of that evening something warm and strong flowed into me, like having a blood transfusion. GO! (2002)
Translations for 'blood transfusion'
British English: blood transfusion /blʌd ˌtrænsˈfjuːʒən/ NOUN
A blood transfusion is a process in which blood is injected into the body of a person who is badly injured or ill.
- American English: blood transfusion
- Arabic: نَقْلُ الدَّم
- Brazilian Portuguese: transfusão de sangue
- Chinese: 输血
- Croatian: transfuzija
- Czech: transfuze krve
- Danish: blodtransfusion
- Dutch: bloedtransfusie
- European Spanish: transfusión de sangre
- Finnish: verensiirto
- French: transfusion sanguine
- German: Bluttransfusion
- Greek: μετάγγιση αίματος
- Italian: trasfusione di sangue
- Japanese: 輸血
- Korean: 수혈
- Norwegian: blodoverføring
- Polish: przetoczenie krwi
- European Portuguese: transfusão de sangue
- Romanian: transfuzie de sânge
- Russian: переливание крови
- Spanish: transfusión de sangre
- Swedish: blodtransfusion
- Thai: การถ่ายเลือด
- Turkish: kan nakli
- Ukrainian: переливання крові
- Vietnamese: truyền máu
Definition of blood transfusion from the Collins English Dictionary
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