blood crisis


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blood crisis

[′bləd ‚krī·səs]
(medicine)
The sudden appearance of large numbers of nucleated erythrocytes in the circulating blood.
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I have never donated blood, but I now plan to do so after reading about the blood crisis in the Mirror.
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He has an alternative solution to the blood crisis - cure vampirism.
Sympathetic to the human cause, he is introduced to resistance leader Elvis (Willem Dafoe) and an alternative solution to the blood crisis is clear: to cure vampirism.
The blood crisis was revealed at the Royal Orthopaedie Hospital, Birmingham which takes major surgery cases from all parts of the Region.
The blood crisis of two decades ago, which cost Canadians hundreds of millions of dollars and which led to the demise of the Red Cross involvement in the blood banks, was directly related to infected homosexuals giving blood.
Red Cross officials say an infusion of type O-negative and other donations could avert a blood crisis during the slow summer months.