blood-borne

adjective
\ ˈbləd-ˌbȯrn How to pronounce blood-borne (audio) \

Definition of blood-borne

: carried or transmitted by the blood a blood-borne disease blood-borne pathogens

First Known Use of blood-borne

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blood-borne was in 1885

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“Blood-borne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blood-borne. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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blood-borne

adjective
\ -ˌbȯrn How to pronounce blood-borne (audio) \

Medical Definition of blood-borne

: carried or transmitted by the blood a blood-borne disease blood-borne pathogens

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