blood–borne

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adjective \ˈbləd-ˌbȯrn\

Definition of blood–borne

  1. :  carried or transmitted by the blood a blood–borne disease blood–borne pathogens

First Known Use of blood–borne

1885


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blood–borne

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adjective \-ˌbȯrn\

Medical Definition of blood–borne

  1. :  carried or transmitted by the blood a blood–borne disease blood–borne pathogens


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