blood alcohol

noun
variants: or blood-alcohol

Medical Definition of blood alcohol

: the amount of alcohol in the blood … if a machine measures their blood alcohol at 0.10 or above they are drunk "per se," and in most states they can immediately lose their drivers' licenses.— Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times, 30 Jan. 1998 often used before another noun blood alcohol concentration

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“Blood alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/blood%20alcohol. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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