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also blood stream  (blŭd′strēm′)
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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The babbling man was grazed by a shot that made the blood stream widely down his face.
Then he looked down, and saw that the blood streamed so much from the shoe, that her white stockings were quite red.
Pale, at times inundated with boiling sweats, then again dry and icy, he flogged his horses till the blood streamed from their sides.
O, I'll leap up to heaven!--Who pulls me down?-- See, where Christ's blood streams in the firmament!
Blood streamed down their sides--their faces were crimsoned with it.
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