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transfusion

noun [C/U]  /trænsˈfju·ʒən/ us  
the activity or process of putting new blood into a person’s or animal’s body, or an amount of blood received this way: [C] He needs regular blood transfusions and a lot of medication. [C] fig. The new prime minister brought a transfusion (= fresh supply) of young ideas into the government.
Translations of “transfusion”
in Korean 수혈…
in Arabic نَقل الدمّ…
in Portuguese transfusão de sangue…
in Catalan transfusió de sang…
in Japanese 輸血…
in Italian trasfusione di sangue…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輸血, 輸血量…
in Russian переливание крови…
in Turkish kan verme/nakli/aktarımı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 输血, 输血量…
in Polish transfuzja…
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