direct transfusion


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direct transfusion

The obsolete practice of transfusing blood from one patient to another via interconnecting cannula or tubing.
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di·rect trans·fu·sion

(dĭr-ekt' trans-fyū'zhŭn)
Transfusion of blood from the donor to the recipient, either through a tube connecting their blood or by suturing the vessels together.
Synonym(s): immediate transfusion.
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