a procedure in which an athlete is injected with erythropoietin, his or her own blood, or the blood of a family member prior to competition, purportedly increasing the blood’s oxygen-carrying capacity as a result of the addition of red blood cells.
the illegal practice of removing a quantity of blood from an athlete long before a race and reinjecting it shortly before a race, so boosting oxygenation of the blood
the plasma or liquid portion of human blood. Historical Examples Valere Aude Louis Dechmann A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various noun the pale yellow fluid portion of the blood; blood from which red and white blood cells and platelets have been removed a sterilized […]
blood plasma fraction
any of numerous, minute, protoplasmic bodies in mammalian blood that aid in coagulation.
invasion of the blood by toxic matter or microorganisms, characterized by chills, sweating, fever, and prostration; toxemia; septicemia; pyemia. Historical Examples Hilda Wade Grant Allen Margarita’s Soul Ingraham Lovell A Guide to Health Mahatma Gandhi Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson The Cruise of the Snark Jack London Southern Arabia Theodore Bent Lady Connie Mrs. Humphry […]