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But a subtler fleet of Kremlin vessels is more successfully entering the national bloodstream. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any practice that makes it easier for the virus to enter the bloodstream is risky. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)These fats are transported around the body via the bloodstream to be used in maintaining the body. Coping with Angina (1990)This strain of bacteria has become endemic in hospitals around the world and bloodstream infections often have proved lethal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The bug has entered her bloodstream, leaving her struggling to breathe. The Sun (2010)As a result, a larger proportion of what women drink enters the bloodstream. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The superbug enters the bloodstream through the wound site, and can make it impossible to heal properly. The Sun (2008)Cancer cells can spread to another part of the body through the bloodstream or in the lymph fluid that flows through the lymphatic system. The Sun (2016)If it enters the bloodstream or lungs of vulnerable hospital patients it can be fatal, because it causes blood poisoning. The Sun (2008)Once it enters the bloodstream, caffeine can cause stimulation in just 15 minutes. The Sun (2014)
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British English: bloodstream NOUN
Your bloodstream is the blood that flows around your body.
The disease releases toxins into the bloodstream.
Definition of bloodstream from the Collins English Dictionary
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