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blood

verb

blood

1. n. catsup. Somebody pass the blood.
2. Go to blood (brother).
3. n. a black buddy or fellow gang member. (Streets. Also a term of address.) My bloods aren’t going to like this.
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You must have seen numbers of men killed either in a general engagement, or in single combat, but you never saw anything so truly pitiable as the way in which we fell in that cloister, with the mixing bowl and the loaded tables lying all about, and the ground reeking with our blood.
However, there's evidence that at least three people contracted the disease from blood transfusions that carried prions.
Southern California has less than a one-day supply of those types, and about a one-day supply of O positive, the most common blood type, the American Red Cross said.
The extra caution stems from a colossal error that blood bank officials made two decades ago, when they ignored the early warning signs of HIV and failed to implement appropriate screening and cleaning procedures.
In fact, Canfield et al (2003) recently reported a significant inverse correlation between IQ and blood lead level across the range of 2-10 [micro]g/dL, suggesting adverse effects at lead levels lower than previously recognized.
Parasitic contamination of donated blood can occur only if the donor has parasitemia, usually asymptomatic, at the time the blood is collected.
Like hundreds of thousands of other people across the nation, Phillip Bartell wanted to donate blood after the terrorist attacks in September.
This is a strong vote for enhanced blood safety in Japan," said Eric Krasnoff, chairman and CEO of Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL), the leading provider of filters for leukocyte reduction of platelets and red blood cells worldwide.
The first signs of the problem surfaced in 1980, when the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey first started measuring blood sugar levels in a large sample of Americans.
By the time Sam arrived at the hospital, he'd lost so much blood that he'd become severely anemic, or dangerously short of red blood cells.
The buildup and narrowing proceed gradually and result in decreasing blood flow and, eventually, the development of symptoms.
High levels of glucose in the blood or urine lead to a diagnosis of diabetes.
This Frost & Sullivan research service titled 'European Blood Gas Analysers and Monitors Markets' provides an in-depth analysis of the markets, primarily in western Europe.
Using drugs and radiation, doctors can wipe out nearly all the malignant marrow cells, clearing the way for an infusion of donated marrow that can make new, healthy blood cells.
But doctors say that those with high blood pressure are at far greater risk for strokes, heart attacks and kidney disease.