Bloodstream



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 ‘Unreboot,’ and New Characters Marlow Stern August 4, 2014
Princeton Considers Vaccinations for Slow-Moving Meningitis Outbreak Kent Sepkowitz November 17, 2013

Historical Examples

Bolden’s Pets F. L. Wallace
Vigorish Gordon Randall Garrett
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom Cory Doctorow
Anything You Can Do … Gordon Randall Garrett
Legends of Loudoun Harrison Williams

noun
the flow of blood through the vessels of a living body
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