Definition of Blood bank

1. Noun. A place for storing whole blood or blood plasma. "The Red Cross created a blood bank for emergencies"

Generic synonyms: Bank

Definition of Blood bank

1. Noun. (medicine) a place where human blood or blood plasma is typed and stored for use in transfusions ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) the range of such blood products stored ¹

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Medical Definition of Blood bank

1. A place, usually a separate part or division of a hospital laboratory or a separtate free-standing facility, in which blood is collected from donors, typed, separated into several components, stored, and/or prepared for transfusion to recipients. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blood Bank

blood-vascular system
blood agar
blood albumin
blood and guts
blood and tommy
blood bactericidal activity
blood bank (current term)
blood banks
blood bath
blood baths
blood berry
blood bin
blood bins
blood blister
blood brother
blood brotherhood
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blood calculus
blood cancer

Literary usage of Blood bank

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cord Blood: Establishing a National Hematopoietic Stem Cell Bank Program by Emily Ann Meyer, Kristine M. Gebbie, Kathi E. Hanna (2005)
"... Cord Stem Cell Bank Michigan Community Blood Centers Cord blood bank National Cord Blood Program of the New York Blood Center New Jersey Cord blood bank ..."

2. Blood Supply: FDA Oversight and Remaining Issues of Safety edited by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"This donor also told the FDA inspector that she was incapable of filling out the donation record and that the screener at the blood bank filled out all the ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"blood bank donors and age-matched non-donors have been evaluated independently. ... Consistently lower values of NK activity in blood bank donors in ..."

4. Case Studies from the Quality Improvement Support System by David H. Gustafson (1998)
"... rehabilitation: 1 RN Surgery director: 1 RN Chaplain: 1 person Nursing services: 6 RNs Dietary: 1 person blood bank: 1 RN Catheterization laboratory: 1 ..."

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