bloodstream

[ bluhd-streem ]
/ ˈblʌdˌstrim /
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noun

the blood flowing through a circulatory system.

Origin of bloodstream

First recorded in 1870–75; blood + stream
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British Dictionary definitions for bloodstream

bloodstream

/ (ˈblʌdˌstriːm) /

noun

the flow of blood through the vessels of a living body
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Word Origin and History for bloodstream

bloodstream


n.

also blood-stream, 1847, from blood (n.) + stream (n.).

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Medicine definitions for bloodstream

bloodstream

[ blŭdstrēm′ ]

n.

The flow of blood through the circulatory system of an organism.
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