OBO ID: CHEBI:38849
Term Name: blood substitute Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • artificial blood
  • blood substitutes
  • oxygen carrier
Definition: A substance that can carry oxygen to and carbon dioxide away from the tissues when introduced into the blood stream. Blood substitutes are used to replace hemoglobin in severe hemorrhage and also to perfuse isolated organs.
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Ontology: Chebi
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