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blood·stream

also blood stream  (blŭd′strēm′)
n.
The flow of blood through the circulatory system of an organism.
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Noun1.blood stream - the blood flowing through the circulatory system
blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
cardiovascular system, circulatory system - the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
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