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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The process of increasing the number of circulating red blood cells, either by transfusing an individual with blood that has been previously removed or by administering erythropoietin, in order to increase the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood for improved athletic endurance. Also called blood boosting, blood packing.

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