whole blood: Meaning and Definition of

whole blood

Pronunciation: (hōl' blud' for 1 hōl' blud&sec for 2), [key]
  1. blood directly from the body, from which none of the components have been removed, used in transfusions.
  2. relationship between persons through both parents. Cf.
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