autotransfusion

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noun au·to·trans·fu·sion \ˌȯ-tō-tran(t)s-ˈfyü-zhən\

Definition of autotransfusion

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

First Known Use of autotransfusion

1886


Medical Dictionary

autotransfusion

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noun au·to·trans·fu·sion \-tran(t)s-ˈfyü-zhən\

Medical Definition of autotransfusion

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


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