blood supply

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blood supply (plural blood supplies)

  1. Donated blood which is stored in a blood bank.
    The local blood drive will replenish the area's blood supply.
  2. The volume of blood flowing to part of the body over a particular time period.
    • 2010, Lois White, ‎Gena Duncan, ‎Wendy Baumle, Foundations of Adult Health Nursing, page 137:
      Treatment for angina includes measures to increase the blood supply to the affected area.

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