AskDefine | Define bloodmobile

Dictionary Definition

bloodmobile n : a motor vehicle equipped to collect blood donations

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English

Etymology

From blood and -mobile.

Noun

  1. A vehicle outfitted to collect blood from donors.

Extensive Definition

A bloodmobile is a mobile blood donation center. It is a vehicle (usually a bus) equipped with everything necessary for a blood donation procedure. Blood drives involving bloodmobiles usually happen in public places such as colleges and churches. Bloodmobiles make blood donation more convenient for donors.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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