The accident victim has already lost a lot of blood.
the blood in your veins
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Therefore, those using finger stick glucose to check CGM readings may find discrepancies in readings when blood glucose is rapidly changing.—Carol Milberger, WIRED, 27 Nov. 2023 Those symptoms include blood in stool, fever, severe abdominal pain and prolonged diarrhea.—Tammy Murga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Nov. 2023 But this is a scenario that would only drown the nation in more blood.—Jason Motlagh, Rolling Stone, 26 Nov. 2023 Toxicological tests found Paul’s blood alcohol level to be about 3.5 times the legal limit in France.—Karla Adam, Washington Post, 24 Nov. 2023 Instead of turkey, the animals dined on mahi-mahi with mussel gravy and enjoyed a mix of trout blood and gelatin instead of cranberry sauce.—Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 23 Nov. 2023 Share [Findings] Humboldt penguins who nest in the open have more pollutant metabolites in their blood than do penguins who nest in guano-rich burrows.—Rafil Kroll-Zaidi, Harper's Magazine, 22 Nov. 2023 No one is shot on The Challenge, but exploding ink sacs mimic sprays of blood when a player is eliminated.—Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Nov. 2023 Hormonal changes and an increase in the amount of blood circulating throughout the body can cause blood vessels to expand, making nosebleeds more likely.—Beth Krietsch, SELF, 15 Nov. 2023
Lately, coach Carlo Ancelotti has decided against blooding players from the Castilla youth setup, namely Álvaro Rodríguez, Sergio Arribas, Carlos Dotor, and Nico Paz, like in the loss to Real Sociedad at the Reale Arena in San Sebastián on Tuesday.—Henry Flynn, Forbes, 4 May 2023 But why would blood even travel that long via drone, anyways?—Lauren Sigfusson, Discover Magazine, 19 Sep. 2017 Having a hepatitis B or C infection can also be a trigger, as can blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma.—Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 8 Aug. 2022 Haji believes Vipingo Ridge's efforts to blood the next generation of golfing talent are reflective of the sport's increasing popularity in Kenya.—Jack Bantock, CNN, 6 May 2022 How long after getting the J&J vaccine can blood clots occur?—Adrianna Rodriguez, USA TODAY, 19 Dec. 2021 The challenge of 2020 will be starting to blood them in the big leagues without overwhelming them, allowing the players to finish their development at a reasonable pace.—Jon Meoli, baltimoresun.com, 7 Apr. 2021 Some COVID-19 patients have been found to have blood oxygen levels below 65%.—Mark Johnson, USA TODAY, 18 May 2020 See More
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Middle English, from Old English blōd; akin to Old High German bluot blood
First Known Use
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a(1)
: the red fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal and that brings nourishment and oxygen to and carries away waste products from all parts of the body