blood bank

blood bank
Synonyms and related words:
Rh factor, Rh-negative, Rh-positive, Rh-type, Rhesus factor, X ray, antibody, antigen, arterial blood, arterial transfusion, blood, blood cell, blood count, blood donor, blood donor center, blood group, blood grouping, blood picture, blood platelet, blood pressure, blood serum, blood substitute, blood transfusion, bloodmobile, bloodstream, charity ward, circulation, clinic, clinical dextran, consultation room, delivery room, dextran, direct transfusion, dispensary, drip transfusion, emergency, erythrocyte, examining room, exchange transfusion, exsanguination transfusion, exsanguino transfusion, fever ward, globulin, gore, grume, hematics, hematologist, hematology, hematoscope, hematoscopy, hemocyte, hemoglobin, hemometer, hospital room, humor, ichor, intensive care, isoantibody, isolation, labor room, laboratory, leukocyte, lifeblood, maternity ward, neutrophil, nursery, operating room, opsonin, perfusion, phagocyte, pharmacy, plasma, plasma substitute, plasma transfusion, prison ward, private room, reciprocal transfusion, recovery room, red corpuscle, replacement transfusion, semi-private room, serum, serum transfusion, surgery, therapy, transfusion, treatment room, type O, venous blood, venous transfusion, ward, white corpuscle

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • blood bank — blood′ bank n. 1) a place where blood or blood plasma is collected, processed, stored, and distributed 2) the supply of blood or blood plasma at such a place • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • blood bank — blood banks N COUNT A blood bank is a place where blood which has been taken from blood donors is stored until it is needed for people in hospital …   English dictionary

  • blood bank — ☆ blood bank n. 1. a place where whole blood or blood plasma is drawn, typed, processed, and stored under refrigeration for future use 2. any reserve of blood for use in transfusion …   English World dictionary

  • blood bank — n a store of human blood to be used in hospital treatment …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blood bank — blood ,bank noun count a place where blood is stored so that it can be given to people during medical operations …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Blood bank — A blood bank is a cache or bank of blood or blood components, gathered as a result of blood donation, stored and preserved for later use in blood transfusions.Transfusion serviceMost hospital blood banks also perform the testing to determine the… …   Wikipedia

  • blood bank — noun a place for storing whole blood or blood plasma the Red Cross created a blood bank for emergencies • Hypernyms: ↑bank * * * noun : a place for storage of or an institution storing blood or plasma; also : blood so stored * * * 1. a place… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blood bank — A place where blood is collected from donors, typed, separated into components, stored, and prepared for transfusion to recipients. A blood bank may be a separate free standing facility or part of a larger laboratory in a hospital. Separation of… …   Medical dictionary

  • blood bank — 1. a place where blood or blood plasma is collected, processed, stored, and distributed. 2. such a supply of blood or blood plasma. [1935 40] * * * Organization that collects, stores, processes, and supplies blood. Most blood donations are… …   Universalium

  • blood bank — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms blood bank : singular blood bank plural blood banks a place where blood is stored so that it can be given to people during medical operations …   English dictionary