bloodstream bloodstream  /b ˈləd ˌstrim/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the blood flowing through the circulatory system

Usage(s):

  1. That bloodstream, he pointed out, was our most precious pos session.
  2. The hormones pass from the patch through the skin and into the bloodstream.
  3. Now we're learning precisely why: women's bodies have a higher ratio of fat to water, so alcohol is less diluted when it enters the bloodstream.

News

  1. Colorado Law on Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana Takes Effect

    A new law that sets legal limits on marijuana levels in the bloodstream took effect in Colorado on May 28. Under the new law, drivers are assumed to be impaired if their blood test shows a level of THC—the active ingredient in marijuana—of five or more nanograms per milliliter.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Join Together Online

  2. Study Finds Over A Third Of Designated Drivers Not Quite Sober

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online About 35 percent of designated drivers leave the bar with some alcohol in their bloodstream, according to a new study from the University of Florida. Of those found drinking in the study, about half had blood alcohol content ( BAC ) level above .05 – the threshold recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board ( NTSB ) in May. "If you ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  3. Patient and Healthcare Worker Safety Major Areas of Focus at B.Braun

    BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs), needlestick (sharps) injuries and exposure to potentially deadly blood borne pathogens continue to be major ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. As President Reagan said, "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Ronald Reagan Source: White Mountain Independent

  2. On Monday at the Detroit Economic Club, Romney told industry titans they should support their native son because, "I've got Michigan in my DNA, I've got it in my heart and I've got cars in my bloodstream."
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "We are getting scores of around 300 all the time and that shows we are improving," said Collingwood. "We have always said the best way to play one-day cricket is with a fearless attitude - it is getting filtered into our bloodstream - but it...
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Paul Collingwood Source: ic Wales

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