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1blood

noun, often attributive \ˈbləd\

: the red liquid that flows through the bodies of people and animals

: members of a team, company, or organization

Full Definition of BLOOD

1
a (1) :  the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body (2) :  a comparable fluid of an invertebrate
b :  a fluid resembling blood
2
:  the shedding of blood; also :  the taking of life
3
a :  lifeblood; broadly :  life
b :  human stock or lineage; especially :  royal lineage <a prince of the blood>
c :  relationship by descent from a common ancestor :  kinship
d :  persons related through common descent :  kindred
e (1) :  honorable or high birth or descent
(2) :  descent from parents of recognized breed or pedigree
4
a :  blood regarded as the seat of the emotions :  temper
b obsolete :  lust
c :  a showy foppish man :  rake
5
:  members of a team, staff, or organization :  personnel <a company in need of new blood>
6
:  a black American male —used especially among black people
in one's blood
:  ingrained in one's nature :  occurring as an innate or seemingly hereditary principle, inclination, or talent <with two parents who are painters, art is in her blood>

Examples of BLOOD

  1. The accident victim has already lost a lot of blood.
  2. the blood in your veins

Origin of BLOOD

Middle English, from Old English blōd; akin to Old High German bluot blood
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

Rhymes with BLOOD

2blood

verb

Definition of BLOOD

transitive verb
1
:  to stain or wet with blood
2
archaic :  bleed 1
3
:  to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey
4
:  to give experience to <troops blooded in battle>

First Known Use of BLOOD

1590

blood

noun , often attrib \ˈbləd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLOOD

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:  the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body
2
:  a fluid of an invertebrate comparable to blood
3
:  blood regarded in medieval physiology as one of the four humors and believed to be the seat of the emotions
4
:  descent from parents of recognized breed or pedigree

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