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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The flow of blood through the circulatory system of an organism.

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  • n. The flow of blood through the circulatory system of an animal

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  • n. the blood flowing through the circulatory system

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Examples

  • Low levels of sugar in bloodstream (hypoglycemia) during the newborn period

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  • They also passed into the bloodstream from the intestines in lower than optimal dosages.

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  • Cholesterol in the bloodstream is what's most important.

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  • Fabricius of Aquapendente (1574) concurred in recognizing the centripetal movement of the venous bloodstream from the structure and arrangement of valves in the veins.

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  • Anyhoo, I'm getting off the point, that being ... drive I can do - it's just a matter of coffee, cigarettes and a slow build-up of thujone in the bloodstream from a glass or two of absinthe every night - but discipline, shit, discipline is something I'm going to have to learn if I want to go full-time eventually.

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  • When the appendix† gets inflamed, it can burst, potentially poisoning the abdomen and bloodstream, which is life threatening.

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  • Until the air sacs are mature enough to permit gases to pass into and out of the bloodstream, which is extremely unlikely until at least 23 weeks gestation (from last menstrual period), a fetus cannot be sustained even with a respirator, which can force air into the lungs but cannot pass gas from the lungs into the bloodstream.

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  • Anything that helps pull glucose out of the bloodstream is a huge benefit to diabetics.

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  • For example, there are a number of different drugs and medical technologies currently under development--such as wrapping engineered RNA in nanomaterials and feeding them into the bloodstream, which is now being developed at CalTech--that hold great promise for humanity--if they can in fact work.

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  • Because the bloodstream is the common communication and transport system for the entire body, these stress chemicals soon reach every cell in your body.

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