autotransfusion

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

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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autotransfusion

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

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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