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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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Practices regarding transfusion of single and multiple units of blood and its components revealed that single unit transfusion was seen in both the hospitals.
In cases of critical anaemia even single unit transfusions may be of clinical benefit, [13] but the cost of the consumables exceeds that of one unit of RCC.