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blood meaning

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  • Blood is a bodily fluid in animals that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste products away from those same cells.
  • In vertebrates, it is composed of blood cells suspended in blood plasma.
  • Vertebrate blood is bright red when its hemoglobin is oxygenated and dark red when it is deoxygenated. Some animals, such as crustaceans and mollusks, use hemocyanin to carry oxygen, instead of hemoglobin.
  • Jawed vertebrates have an adaptive immune system, based largely on white blood cells. White blood cells help to resist infections and parasites. Platelets are important in the clotting of blood.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
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        1. en bloody
        2. en bloodthirsty
        3. en bloodshot
        4. en bloodhound
        5. en bloodroot
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        Meaning of blood for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "blood" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
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