transfusion

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transfusion

the injection of blood, blood plasma, etc., into the blood vessels of a patient
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transfusion

[tranz′fyü·zhən]
(medicine)
The administration of blood, or one of its components, as a part of treatment.
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Key words: Monochorionic twins, Feto-fetal transfusion syndrome, Polyhydramnios, Oligohydramnios
In particular, monochorionicity confers a higher risk for perinatal morbidity and mortality, mainly as a consequence of vascular connections within the placenta that results in feto-fetal transfusion.
Thomas and Nathaniel had developed TTTS, which is also known as Feto-Fetal Transfusion Syndrome, meaning that blood vessels in their placenta were attached and blood was flowing from one to the other.