from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Direct progeny or offspring.
- noun The shedding of one's own blood; suicide.
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- noun rare One's
direct progenyor offspring.
- noun rare The shedding of one's own blood;
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A detection method for self-blood transfusion has yet to be fully validated, but WADA director general David Howman told the AP last week that "its use for anti-doping purposes is partially validated and evidence from it, among others, can be used before tribunals."
A French expert working for the French anti-doping agency, professor Michel Rieu, said last month that the combined use of self-blood transfusion and micro-doses of the latest generation of blood-booster EPO is common in cycling.
But a detection method for self-blood transfusion has yet to be fully validated, which could explain why the Contador's investigation is taking so long time.