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blood·stream

also blood stream  (blŭd′strēm′)
n.
The flow of blood through the circulatory system of an organism.

bloodstream

(ˈblʌdˌstriːm)
n
(Physiology) the flow of blood through the vessels of a living body

blood•stream

(ˈblʌdˌstrim)

n.
the blood flowing through the circulatory system.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bloodstream - 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

bloodstream

noun circulation The disease releases toxins into the bloodstream.
Translations
تَيّار الدَّم في الشَّرايين
krevní oběh
blodstrøm
véráram
blóîrás
krvný obeh

bloodstream

[ˈblʌdstriːm] N the bloodstreamla corriente sanguínea, el flujo sanguíneo

bloodstream

[ˈblʌdstriːm] nsystème m sanguinblood sugar nsucre m dans le sangblood test nanalyse f de sang
to have a blood test → se faire faire un examen du sang

bloodstream

[ˈblʌdˌstriːm] n(circolazione f del) sangue m

blood

(blad) noun
1. the red fluid pumped through the body by the heart. Blood poured from the wound in his side.
2. descent or ancestors. He is of royal blood.
ˈbloodless adjective
1. without the shedding of blood. a bloodless victory.
2. anaemic. She is definitely bloodless.
ˈbloody adjective
1. stained with blood. a bloody shirt; His clothes were torn and bloody.
2. bleeding. a bloody nose.
3. murderous and cruel. a bloody battle.
4. used in slang vulgarly for emphasis. That bloody car ran over my foot!
ˈbloodcurdling adjective
terrifying and horrible. a blood-curdling scream.
blood donor
a person who gives blood for use by another person in transfusion etc.
blood group/type
any one of the types into which human blood is classified. Her blood group is O.
ˈblood-poisoning noun
an infection of the blood. He is suffering from blood-poisoning.
blood pressure
the (amount of) pressure of the blood on the walls of the blood-vessels. The excitement will raise his blood pressure.
ˈbloodshed noun
deaths or shedding of blood. There was much bloodshed in the battle.
ˈbloodshot adjective
(of eyes) full of red lines and inflamed with blood.
ˈbloodstained adjective
stained with blood. a bloodstained bandage.
ˈbloodstream noun
the blood flowing through the body. The poison entered her bloodstream.
ˈblood test noun
an analysis of a patient's blood to find out if he/she has any diseases. etc.
ˈbloodthirsty adjective
1. eager to kill people. a bloodthirsty warrior.
2. (of a film etc) full of scenes in which there is much killing.
ˈbloodthirstiness noun
ˈblood transfusion noun
the process of giving blood to someone through the veins during an operation etc.
ˈblood-vessel noun
any of the tubes in the body through which the blood flows. He has burst a blood-vessel.
in cold blood
while free from excitement or passion. He killed his son in cold blood.

bloodstream

n torrente sanguíneo
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