blood products

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blood products,

n the constituents of whole blood such as plasma or platelets that are used in replacement therapy.

blood products

by-products of the meat industry consisting largely of blood or its derivatives.

edible blood products
used as blood in a preparation of blood or black pudding. Or separated by centrifugation of citrated blood into plasma and cells. The cells are used in blood sausage and the dried plasma as a binding agent in sausages.
inedible blood products
usually contains extraneous water or fat, making it unsuitable for freeze drying for human consumption because of hemolysis. Used in the manufacture of meat and blood meals for animal feed.