a greenish variety of chalcedony with small bloodlike spots of red jasper scattered through it.
Burroughs’ Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889 Barkham Burroughs
Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden
Bookbinding, and the Care of Books Douglas Cockerell
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure
Birds and Nature Vol. 11 No. 2 [February 1902] Various
A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public Frank Bertram Wade
Egypt (La Mort De Philae) Pierre Loti
The Little Colonel’s Chum: Mary Ware Annie Fellows Johnston
A Diary Kept by Mrs. R. C. Germon, at Lucknow, Between the Months of May and December, 1857 Maria Vincent Germon
Illumination and its Development in the Present Day Sidney Farnsworth
a dark-green variety of chalcedony with red spots: used as a gemstone Also called heliotrope
the blood flowing through a circulatory system. Contemporary Examples The Super Bowl May Harm Your Masculinity Arthur De Vany February 2, 2011 The ‘HIV-Cured Baby’ Distorts Hope Kent Sepkowitz March 6, 2014 This Amoeba Eats Your Brain: Naegleria Fowleri Rattles New Orleans Kent Sepkowitz September 22, 2013 ‘Archer Creator Adam Reed on ‘Vice,’ Season 6’s […]
noun a substance such as plasma, albumin, or dextran, used to replace lost blood or increase the blood volume
any animal that sucks blood, especially a leech. an extortioner or usurer. sponger (def 2). noun an animal that sucks blood, esp a leech or mosquito a person or thing that preys upon another person, esp by extorting money n.
glucose in the blood. the quantity or percentage of glucose in the blood. noun (med) the glucose concentration in the blood: the normal fasting value is between 3.9 and 5.6 mmol/l blood sugar Sugar in the form of glucose in the blood. The concentration of blood sugar is measured in milligrams of glucose per 100 […]