blood doping

noun

Definition of blood doping

: a technique for temporarily improving athletic performance in which oxygen-carrying red blood cells from blood previously withdrawn from an athlete are reinjected just before an event called also blood packing

First Known Use of blood doping

1971

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BLOOD DOPING Defined for English Language Learners

blood doping

Definition of blood doping for English Language Learners

  • : an illegal method for temporarily improving an athlete's performance in a race or competition by increasing the number of red blood cells in the blood


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blood doping

noun

medical Definition of blood doping

: a technique for temporarily improving athletic performance in which oxygen-carrying red blood cells previously withdrawn from an athlete are injected back just before an event called also blood packing

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