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cruor

[kroo-awr]
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noun
  1. coagulated blood, or the portion of the blood that forms the clot.
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Origin of cruor

1650–60; < Latin: blood (that flows from a wound), gore; akin to crude
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Historical Examples

  • Sanguis is the condition of physical life; cruor, the symbol of death by slaughter.

    Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes

    Ludwig Dderlein

  • The red colouring matter called hematine, may be obtained from the cruor by washing with cold water and filtering.


British Dictionary definitions for cruor

cruor

noun plural cruores (ˈkrʊɔːriːz)
  1. med a blood clot
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