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Haemodialysis vs. Blood

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Haemodialysisnoun

The use of dialysis to remove waste products from the blood in the case of kidney failure.

Bloodnoun

A vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen. In vertebrates, it is colored red by hemoglobin, is conveyed by arteries and veins, is pumped by the heart and is usually generated in bone marrow.

‘The cultists gathered around a chalice of blood.’;

Haemodialysisnoun

dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failure

Bloodnoun

A family relationship due to birth, such as that between siblings; contrasted with relationships due to marriage or adoption (see blood relative, blood relation, by blood).

Bloodnoun

(historical) One of the four humours in the human body.

Bloodnoun

A blood test or blood sample.

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Bloodnoun

The sap or juice which flows in or from plants.

Bloodnoun

(poetic) The juice of anything, especially if red.

Bloodnoun

(obsolete) Temper of mind; disposition; mood

Bloodnoun

(obsolete) A lively, showy man; a rake; a dandy.

Bloodnoun

A blood horse, one of good pedigree.

Bloodnoun

(figurative) Bloodshed.

‘They came looking for blood.’;

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Bloodnoun

member of a certain gang.

Bloodverb

(transitive) To cause something to be covered with blood; to bloody.

Bloodverb

To let blood (from); to bleed.

Bloodverb

(transitive) To initiate into warfare or a blood sport, traditionally by smearing with the blood of the first kill witnessed.

Bloodnoun

The fluid which circulates in the principal vascular system of animals, carrying nourishment to all parts of the body, and bringing away waste products to be excreted. See under Arterial.

Bloodnoun

Relationship by descent from a common ancestor; consanguinity; kinship.

‘To share the blood of Saxon royalty.’; ‘A friend of our own blood.’;

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Bloodnoun

Descent; lineage; especially, honorable birth; the highest royal lineage.

‘Give us a prince of blood, a son of Priam.’; ‘I am a gentleman of blood and breeding.’;

Bloodnoun

Descent from parents of recognized breed; excellence or purity of breed.

Bloodnoun

The fleshy nature of man.

‘Nor gives it satisfaction to our blood.’;

Bloodnoun

The shedding of blood; the taking of life, murder; manslaughter; destruction.

‘So wills the fierce, avenging sprite,Till blood for blood atones.’;

Bloodnoun

A bloodthirsty or murderous disposition.

‘He was a thing of blood, whose every motionWas timed with dying cries.’;

Bloodnoun

Temper of mind; disposition; state of the passions; - as if the blood were the seat of emotions.

‘When you perceive his blood inclined to mirth.’;

Bloodnoun

A man of fire or spirit; a fiery spark; a gay, showy man; a rake.

‘Seest thou not . . . how giddily 'a turns about all the hot bloods between fourteen and five and thirty?’; ‘It was the morning costume of a dandy or blood.’;

Bloodnoun

The juice of anything, especially if red.

‘He washed . . . his clothes in the blood of grapes.’;

Bloodverb

To bleed.

Bloodverb

To stain, smear or wet, with blood.

‘Reach out their spears afar,And blood their points.’;

Bloodverb

To give (hounds or soldiers) a first taste or sight of blood, as in hunting or war.

‘It was most important too that his troops should be blooded.’;

Bloodverb

To heat the blood of; to exasperate.

‘The auxiliary forces of the French and English were much blooded one against another.’;

Bloodnoun

the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart;

‘blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries waste products away’; ‘the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions’;

Bloodnoun

the descendants of one individual;

‘his entire lineage has been warriors’;

Bloodnoun

the shedding of blood resulting in murder;

‘he avenged the blood of his kinsmen’;

Bloodnoun

temperament or disposition;

‘a person of hot blood’;

Bloodnoun

a dissolute man in fashionable society

Bloodnoun

people viewed as members of a group;

‘we need more young blood in this organization’;

Bloodverb

smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill

Blood

Blood is a body fluid in humans and other animals that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste products away from those same cells.In vertebrates, it is composed of blood cells suspended in blood plasma. Plasma, which constitutes 55% of blood fluid, is mostly water (92% by volume), and contains proteins, glucose, mineral ions, hormones, carbon dioxide (plasma being the main medium for excretory product transportation), and blood cells themselves.

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