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blood heat

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Definition of blood heat in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The normal body temperature of a healthy human being, about 37 °C or 98.4 °F.
Example sentences
  • In the making of yoghurt the milk is kept at a temperature slightly above blood heat, the preferred conditions of the bacteria that bring about the fermentation.
  • Beat the yoghurt in well, cover saucepan and place in a warm position to maintain blood heat.
  • The water must not be allowed to boil and should only be hot, as chocolate melts at just above blood heat.

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