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hemotherapy

 [he″mo-ther´ah-pe]
the use of blood in treating disease.

he·mo·ther·a·py

, hemotherapeutics (hē'mō-thār'ă-pē, hē'mō-thār-ă-pyū'tiks),
Treatment of disease by the use of blood or blood derivatives, as in transfusion.
Synonym(s): hematherapy

he·mo·ther·a·py

, hemotherapeutics (hē'mō-thār'ă-pē, -thār-ă-pyū'tiks)
Treatment of disease by the use of blood or blood derivatives, as in transfusion.
Synonym(s): haemotherapy, haemotherapeutics.

hemotherapy

the use of blood in treating disease.
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