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Definition the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery;
or: the action of pouring a liquid from one vessel to another
  • Yo-Yo Ma continues to play, and it's like the piano and cello are being poured into my body, the same way that the IV and blood transfusions are.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • More nuns arrived, rustling, ancient, speaking German to each other. they carried transfusion equipment, wheeled in trays of glinting implements.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • They've given him four transfusions.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Call it a blood transfusion.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • They gave you a few transfusions.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • But I don't require him, he's no transfusion.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat's Eye
  • When my father was dying in the hospital, there was a desperate last decision to try a blood transfusion.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer's Beginnings
  • You can do a blood transfusion or something, right?
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • They spent the next three hours with me, swapping my antibiotics and my blood lines, as I seemed to be reacting badly to the blood transfusions.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • From then on Dr. Numata gave Sadako blood transfusions or shots almost every day.
    Eleanor Coerr  --  Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
  • But I think we have a little time before you have to worry about a transfusion.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • So far I had managed to keep humanly alive through transfusions from books.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Every bed was occupied, and new cases were left on the stretchers and laid between the beds to take advantage of the transfusion stands.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • I don't have the drugs or antibiotics or blood transfusions for him.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • These blood transfusions are my oil changes.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • The hematocrit, for example? was rising because Jackson was receiving transfusions of whole blood and packed red cells.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • One sister might have died had not Woody provided blood by direct transfusion.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • The doctors decided to give me blood transfusions as well because I was not replacing my own blood as quickly as they would have liked.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • WHO provides reagents for blood transfusions.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • They gave victims liver extract, blood transfusions, and vitamins, especially B. The shortage of supplies and instruments hampered them.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima

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