- a place where blood or blood plasma is collected, processed, stored, and distributed.
- such a supply of blood or blood plasma.
- a place where whole blood, blood plasma, or other blood products are stored until required in transfusion
- A place, usually a separate division of a hospital laboratory, in which blood is collected from donors, typed, and often separated into several components for future transfusion to recipients.
- Blood or plasma stored in such a place.