blood

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blood

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blood

Plural
bloods

Blood on someone's finger
  1. (uncountable) Blood is a red liquid inside a person or animal's body that carries nutrients and oxygen to the other parts of the body.
    I'm taking medication for high blood pressure.
    These blood vessels bring oxygen to every part of your body.
    He put his hand over the cut to stop the flow of blood.
    Vitamin B12 helps maintain healthy red blood cells.
    When you run, your heart works harder pumping blood up and down your body.
    There was a knife lying by her body, covered in blood.
    The police found six tiny drops of blood in the kitchen and in the garage.
  2. (uncountable) The family that you were born in is your blood.

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