Blood

A fluid tissue circulating through heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries.
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blood

Fluid which circulates throughout the body of an animal, distributing nutrients, and often oxygen as well.
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blood

[n] - people viewed as members of a group 2. [n] - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart 3. [n] - temperament or disposition 4. [v] - smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
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Blood

contains red cells, white cells, plasma, and platelets and other agents that are active in the clotting of blood. Plasma is the clear or yellowish fluid in which corpuscles and cells are suspended; including water, dissolved proteins, salts, sugars, fats, minerals, and vitamins. Red cells have haemoglobin for carrying oxygen. Antibodies for various...
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Blood

Noun: Blood is essential for life. Blood carries oxygen, nutrients, hormones and chemicals to each of the sixty billion cells throughout the body. It plays an essential part in protecting the body from infection. Blood also helps the body remove waste and toxins. There are close to 30 trillion blood cells in an adult. Each cubic millimetre of blood...
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Blood

A liquid that circulates inside the bodies of animals. Blood carries oxygen and food substances to cells in the body. It removes carbon dioxide and other waste materials from the cells. See also: Oxygen, Unit of Blood, Vein.
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Blood

Liquid in the circulatory system
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Blood

Blood supplies oxygen to the body and removes carbon dioxide. It is pumped around the body by the heart.
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Blood

Blood: The familiar red fluid in the body that contains white and red blood cells, platelets, proteins, and other elements. The blood is transported throughout the body by the circulatory system. Blood functions in two directions: arterial and venous. Arterial blood is the means by which oxygen and nutrients are transported to tissues while venous ...
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Blood

Blood (blŭd) noun [ Middle English blod , blood , Anglo-Saxon blōd ; akin to Dutch bloed , Old High German bluot , German blut , Goth. blōþ , Icelandic blōð , Swedish & Danish blod ; probably from the ...
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Blood

Blood transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Blooded ; present participle & verbal noun Blooding .] 1. To bleed. [ Obsolete] Cowper. 2. To stain, smear or wet, with blood. [ Archaic] « Reach out thei...
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blood

<haematology> Considered a circulating tissue composed of a fluid portion (plasma) with suspended formed elements (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets). ... Arterial blood is the means by which oxygen and nutrients are transported to tissues, venous blood is the means by which carbon dioxide and metabolic by-products are transported...
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blood

noun temperament or disposition; `a person of hot blood`
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blood

(blud) the fluid that circulates through the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins and is the chief means of transport within the body. It transports oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues and carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs. It also transports nutritive substances and metabolites to the tissues and removes ...
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Blood

• (n.) The fleshy nature of man. • (v. t.) To heat the blood of; to exasperate. • (v. t.) To give (hounds or soldiers) a first taste or sight of blood, as in hunting or war. • (n.) Temper of mind; disposition; state of the passions; -- as if the blood were the seat of emotions. • (n.) The shedding of blood; the taking of li...
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blood

fluid that transports oxygen and nutrients to the cells and carries away carbon dioxide and other waste products. Technically, blood is a transport ... [43 related articles]
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blood

a literary term of British origin referring to a lurid work of fiction, especially a cheap and ill-written book of adventure or crime. The word is a ...
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blood

blood 1. The fluid consisting of plasma, blood cells, and platelets that is circulated by the heart through a vertebrate vascular system, carrying oxygen and nutrients to and waste materials away from all body tissues. 2. A functionally similar fluid in animals other than vertebrates; such as, the juice or sap of certain plants. 3. A vital or ani...
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Blood

Blood was late 19th century slang for a violent action magazine.
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Blood

[automobile] The Blood was an automobile manufactured in Kalamazoo, Michigan, by the Blood Brothers Auto & Machine Company from 1902-05. They produced a five-seater tonneau with a two-cylinder opposed engine, costing $1,800. The drive system had a four-speed transmission and transferred power to the rear axle by a shaft. Maurice & Clarence ...
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blood

Constituents of blood. L is a lymphocyte or white blood cell. E is an erythrocyte or red blood cell. P is a blood platelet. Credit: NASA Red and white blood cells. The white blood cells are the larger ones with irregular nuclei. The small particles are platelets. Credit: US National Instit...
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blood

blood, fluid pumped by the heart that circulates throughout the body via the arteries, veins, and capillaries (see circulatory system; heart). An adult male of average size normally has about 6 quarts (5.6 liters) of blood. The blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the body tissues and removes carbo...
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Blood

Blood is one of the three main fluids in the body (the other two are the fluid around cells and the fluid inside the cells). It supplies oxygen, transports nutrients, waste, and hormonal messengers to each of the sixty billion cells in the body, as well as defending the body against foreign material. There are close to 30 trillion blood cells in an...
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Blood

Blood is forbidden to be eaten by some religions, notably Jews and Muslims are forbidden to eat blood (Moses forbade the Jews to eat the blood because 'the blood is the life'), and this includes rare meat. Similarly, Jamaicans avoid eating blood, rare meat and products made from blood - such as black pudding.
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blood

Type: Term Pronunciation: blŭd Definitions: 1. The 'circulating tissue' of the body; the fluid and its suspended formed elements that are circulated through the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins; blood is the means by which 1) oxygen and nutritive materials are transported to the tissues, and 2) carbon dioxide and various metabolic produ...
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