- the blood flowing through a circulatory system.
Origin of bloodstream
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Examples from the Web for bloodstream
Women also make less of an enzyme called alcohol dehydrogenase, which breaks down alcohol before it hits the bloodstream.Elizabeth Peña and the Truth About Alcoholic Women
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Our epic finale this season could take place within the bloodstream of a nuclear scientist.'Archer Creator Adam Reed on 'Vice,' Season 6's 'Unreboot,' and New Characters
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Infections can strike joints, airways, the lungs, the brain and the tissues lining the spinal cord, or the bloodstream.Thanks to Anti-Vaxxers, Mumps Are Back. What’s Next?
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In contrast, the actual chicken pox virus long ago exited my bloodstream and is not detectable.The ‘HIV-Cured Baby’ Distorts Hope
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But methadone hits the bloodstream within a half-hour of oral ingestion.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis
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He depressed the piston, pumping the antidote into her bloodstream.Vigorish
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The powerful drug in the needle-pointed head of each tiny crystal went directly into the bloodstream of each target.Anything You Can Do ...
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Knowledge of what Father would have said was for Terence a bloodstream thing, no longer traceable to any remembered words.The Trial of Callista Blake
But the barbarians have kept their bloodstream pure; the Cimmerians are tall and powerful, with dark hair and blue or grey eyes.The Hyborian Age
Robert E. Howard
However even this evil residue was fated to leave but a minor contamination of the Colony's bloodstream.Legends of Loudoun
- the flow of blood through the vessels of a living body
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Word Origin and History for bloodstream
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The flow of blood through the circulatory system of an organism.
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