blood heat


noun

the normal temperature of human blood, being about 98.6°F (37°C).

Nearby words

  1. blood group antigen,
  2. blood group-specific substances a and b,
  3. blood grouping,
  4. blood groups,
  5. blood guilt,
  6. blood is thicker than water,
  7. blood knot,
  8. blood level,
  9. blood libel,
  10. blood lily

Origin of blood heat

First recorded in 1805–15

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British Dictionary definitions for blood heat

blood heat

noun

the normal temperature of the human body, 98.4°F or 37°C
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Medicine definitions for blood heat

blood heat

n.

The normal temperature (about 37.0°C or 98.6°F) of human blood.

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