transfusion

[ trans-fyoo-zhuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF transfusion

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"Needs a transfusion," remarked Gootes as we stood on the sidewalk before it.

Transfusion of blood into a vein three or four ounces a day?

A similar operation is the transfusion of blood, with which subject indeed I began.

It got into his blood, you know, and the only way they could save his life was by transfusion.

There was no hope for her; only a transfusion of blood could save her; she was almost bloodless.

That last is not so extraordinary—do you know anything about transfusion?

Said he not that the transfusion of his blood to her veins had made her truly his bride?

In this we see that he anticipated our modern operation of transfusion.

There had been between them during that long-blossoming kiss a transfusion of spirit.

Might not the transfusion of blood be used in these cases with advantage?

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "action of pouring liquid from one vessel to another," from Latin transfusionem (nominative transfusio), noun of action from transfusus (see transfuse). Sense of "transfering of blood from one individual to another" first recorded 1640s.

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