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blood' dop"ing



Sports Med.
a procedure in which an athlete is injected with his or her own blood or the blood of a family member prior to competition, purportedly increasing the blood's oxygen-carrying capacity owing to the addition of red blood cells. Also called blood packing, blood boosting.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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