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  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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  • 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


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