blood donor

blood donor
a person who gives blood for storage in a blood bank. The blood can then be used for transfusion into another patient. In Britain collection is organized by the National Blood Transfusion Services, but the armed forces have their own services. See also blood group.

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  • blood donor — blood .donor n someone who gives their blood to be used in the medical treatment of other people …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • blood donor — noun someone who gives blood to be used for transfusions • Hypernyms: ↑donor • Hyponyms: ↑universal donor * * * ˈblood donor [blood donor blood donors] …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood donor — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms blood donor : singular blood donor plural blood donors someone who allows some of their blood to be taken from them so that it can be used in the medical treatment of someone else …   English dictionary

  • blood donor — a person who gives blood for storage in a blood bank. The blood can then be used for transfusion into another patient. In Britain collection is organized by the National Blood Transfusion Services, but the armed forces have their own services.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • blood donor — person who contributes blood to a blood bank …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blood donor — /ˈblʌd doʊnə/ (say blud dohnuh) noun 1. someone who gives blood for a blood bank or transfusion. 2. Colloquial a make up (def. 9) …   Australian-English dictionary

  • blood donor — noun A person who donates blood for use in transfusion …   Wiktionary

  • blood donor — noun a person who gives blood …   English new terms dictionary

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