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autoinfusion

Pronunciation: aw′tō-in-fyū′shŭn

Definition: Forcing the blood from the extremities or other areas spleen, as by the application of a bandage or pressure device, to raise the blood pressure and fill the vessels in the vital centers; resorted to after excessive loss of blood or other body fluids.

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