Definition of sanguineous in English:

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Pronunciation: /saŋˈɡwɪnɪəs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


Resembling or containing blood.
Example sentences
  • In the following 3 h, the drainage of sanguineous effusion persisted up to the total amount of 1,200 mL, systolic BP declined again, and transfusion of two units of blood was necessary.
  • So any two sanguineous groups must have some difference in their blood, if their blood is part of their essence.
  • The tumor, weighing 3600 g, was mostly cystic, and filled with sanguineous fluid and coagulation.

Words that rhyme with sanguineous

consanguineous, ignominious, Phineas
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