autotransfusion

noun
au·​to·​trans·​fu·​sion | \ ˌȯ-tō-tran(t)s-ˈfyü-zhən How to pronounce autotransfusion (audio) \

Definition of autotransfusion

: return of autologous blood to the patient's own circulatory system

First Known Use of autotransfusion

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of autotransfusion was in 1886

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“Autotransfusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autotransfusion. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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autotransfusion

noun
au·​to·​trans·​fu·​sion | \ -tran(t)s-ˈfyü-zhən How to pronounce autotransfusion (audio) \

Medical Definition of autotransfusion

: return of blood lost by or taken from a patient to his or her own circulatory system

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