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Synonyms for blood

Synonyms for blood

the fluid circulated by the heart through the vascular system


the crime of murdering someone

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

noble rank or status by birth

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temperament or disposition

a dissolute man in fashionable society

people viewed as members of a group

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smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill

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Chemotherapy treatment of these patients kills both cancer cells and the healthy blood-forming stem cells.
Source of haemopoietic (blood-forming) stem cell transplants (HSCT)
Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, developed an experimental gene therapy that involves inserting a normal copy of the IL2RG gene into the patient's own blood-forming stem cells.
The study is one of two indicating that an antibody targeting a protein called CD117 on the surface of blood-forming, or hematopoietic, stem cells can efficiently and safely eliminate the cells in mice and nonhuman primates.
Temporary squishiness could help drive blood-forming stem cells out of the bone marrow and into the blood, but the cells need to be stiff to stay put and replenish the blood and immune system, Scientists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Georgia Tech have found out.
The intestine's reservoir of blood-forming stem cells was discovered when researchers noticed that the blood of patients who had received intestinal transplants contained cells from the donor.
* Stem cell transplantation: A stem cell transplant infuses healthy blood-forming stem cells into the body.
Nenita Nenet dela Paz recently underwent an operation for abdominal hernia due to myelodysplastic syndrome, a condition characterized by inadequate blood cells and low blood count because the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged.
In one of her blood-forming stem cells, the chromosome carrying the mutant gene had shattered (illustrated above) and reassembled Humpty-Dumpty style, leaving out some genes, the researchers report in the Feb.
The fluid is rich in blood-forming stem cells that can help treat some illnesses and can be stored for later use for the baby.
The biological setting for specialized blood-forming cells that produce the infection-fighting white blood cells known as T cells and B cells has been identified by scientists at the Children's Medical Research Center, Dallas, Texas.
When a baby is born the blood remaining in the umbilical cord and placenta has blood-forming cells.
Lee (all Mayo Clinic, Arizona) think that scientists and laboratory technicians might appreciate a succinct reference on its blood and blood-forming tissues, as well as some of the conventional techniques for preparing samples of blood and bone marrow and examining them through light microscopes.
"Toxicity to the blood-forming system is a key limit on drug development, so these cells could be used for safety testing in any drug development," said research leader Dr Igor Slukvin from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US.
The procedure replaces a patient's unhealthy blood-forming cells with healthy cells from a donor.