body fluid

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n body fluid the liquid parts of the body
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Usage

In literature:

Perhaps in his whole body there is not an ounce of blood, nor lymph, nor fluid of any kind.
"The Grain Ship" by Morgan Robertson
A kind of electricity pervades large bodies, and the subtle fluid certainly is found everywhere.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
The body is made up mainly of cells, fibres and fluids.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
It has indeed been doubted whether fluids have the power of conducting caloric in the same manner as solid bodies.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
It is found both in the brain and in the nerves, as well as in nearly all the fluids of the animal body.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
The body seems to disappear of itself, as though engulfed by a fluid medium.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
Prostrated, body and soul, by the electric fluid, that had struck the earth within a few feet of him, for a time he was unable to stir.
"The Giraffe Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The capillaries have very thin walls, so that fluids pass through them to and from the body, feeding it and taking out waste matter.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
From somewhere behind, the Hawk heard a suck of half-fluid mud as a giant body stretched in its sleeping place.
"The Bluff of the Hawk" by Anthony Gilmore
The goat-gland secretes the fluid that builds up the brokendown parts of the human body.
"The Goat-gland Transplantation" by Sydney B. Flower
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In news:

An absorbent sanitary article for absorbing body fluids which comprises a fibrous matrix has been patented.
Bloating happens when your kidneys sense dropping fluid levels and order your body to hang on to all the water its got.
An absorbent sanitary article for absorbing body fluid s which comprises a fibrous matrix has been patented.
Coconut water contains two minerals, sodium and potassium, that help balance fluids in the body, experts say.
"When you're dehydrated , the amount of fluid in your entire body is decreased and that includes the fluid that's in your blood vessels," Patrick said.
Edema is an excess of fluid in your body tissues or cavities.
For years, some health and exercise professionals have recommended drinking water or other fluids before your body tells you to.
"Sea lamprey attach to fish and they suck their body fluids, so as a parasite they slowly diminish the fish's ability to survive," said US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Bradley Young.
Multidimensional Raman Spectroscopic Signatures as a Tool for Forensic Identification of Body Fluid Traces: A Review.
*The Starling equation, describing fluid shifts in the body (1896) *The discovery of secretin, the first hormone, with Bayliss (1902) and the introduction of the concept of hormones (1905).
Water pill s (called diuretics) get rid of extra fluid in the body, making it easier for the heart to pump, and help reduce blood pressure.
Every region considered feces disgusting , while vomit, sweat, spittle, blood, pus, and sexual fluids inspired nearly universal loathing, closely followed by body parts and animals such as pigs, rats, maggots, worms, lice, and flies.
The fluid is then drained from the body.
Some people see a spider and release all of the body fluids before passing out, some people are brave enough to try bathsalts and faces… and then there's this crazy SOB.
Mono is an infectious disease that can be spread from person to person via exchange of body fluids.
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In science:

Amzallag (1984) discussed how to calculate the various elements inMA for different geometrical bodies. In an ideal fluid, MA is strictly positive and symmetrical.
Heading Lock Maneuver Testing of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
Among the major problems in N-body simulations are the choice of the initial conditions and the representation of the cosmological fluid by a discrete particle set.
Practical cosmology and cosmological physics
Walker G. W., Curry A. S. “Endogenous” alcoho l in body fluids // Nature (London), 1966, vol.
Influence of Alcohol Smell and Imagination on the Condition of the Human Organism and Subjective Human Experience
Butterworth, E.M., “On the Structure and Stability of Rapidly Rotating Fluid Bodies in General Relativity.
Initial Data for Numerical Relativity
Butterworth, E.M., “On the Structure and Stability of Rapidly Rotating Fluid Bodies in General Relativity.
Initial Data for Numerical Relativity
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