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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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To the Editor: I was recently asked by the head of a university surgery department whether a registrar may refuse on religious grounds to 'order, facilitate, advocate or recommend a blood transfusion' for any procedure, even if it is medically indicated.
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