Definition of bloodstream in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblədˌstrēm/


[in singular]
The blood circulating through the body of a person or animal.
Example sentences
  • It can also travel to other parts of the body through the bloodstream and lymph system.
  • Red blood cells are produced in the bone marrow and circulate in the bloodstream before they are broken down in the spleen.
  • From here, the oxygen in the air can be absorbed into the bloodstream and taken to the rest of the body.

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Syllabification: blood·stream

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