from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Mixed or tinged with blood.
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- adj. Containing or tinged with blood.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tinged or mingled with blood; bloody.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tinged or mingled with blood; bloody; full of blood; sanguine.
A grandiloquence that sways uneasily between rodomontade and mere verbiage, a rotundity of diction, a choice of subjects which can only be described as sanguinolent, the use of the bludgeon where others would prefer a rapier.
Dysentery is a flux of the bowels with a sanguinolent discharge and excoriation of the intestines.
Diarrhoea is a simple flux of the bowels, without either the sanguinolent discharges or the intestinal excoriation.
The intestinal contents in such cases were not colorless, but consisted of a sanguinolent, ichorous, putrid fluid.
Passing to speak of the microscopical character of the contents of the bowel, Dr. Koch said that owing to the sanguinolent and putrescent character of these in the cases first examined, no conclusion was arrived at for some time.
Now this is actually so: in some the auricle presents itself as a sanguinolent vesicle, as a thin membrane containing blood, as in fishes, in which the sac that stands in lieu of the auricles is of such delicacy and ample capacity that it seems to be suspended or to float above the heart.
But I will remain steadfast to my philosophy, and if I am condemned to the said sanguinolent couch, I will do my best to derive from it the utmost enjoyment possible.
Softening ensues, and the diseased area breaks down at one or more points, from which there oozes a discharge of a sero-purulent, purulent, or sanguinolent character.
In the meantime the respiration becomes frequent and often difficult, and the temperature rises three or four degrees above the normal; but soon convulsions, affecting chiefly the muscles of the back and loins, usher in the final collapse of which the progress is marked by the loss of all power of moving the trunk or extremities, diminution of temperature, mucous and sanguinolent alvine evacuations, and similar discharges from the mouth and nose. '