Definition of Blood heat
1. Noun. Temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health.
Generic synonyms: Temperature, Vital Sign
Specialized synonyms: Basal Body Temperature, Basal Temperature
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Literary usage of Blood heat
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1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1867)
"slightly acidulated with acetic acid, and at a temperature of blood heat, or of 98° to 100° and after several hours, a mass of fibrin appears, ..."
2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1904)
"The actual number of organisms growing at blood heat is also of considerable value apart from any question of ratio. Therefore it is suggested that plates ..."
3. The Diary of William Bentley: Pastor of the East Church, Salem, Massachusetts by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice G. Waters, Essex Institute (1907)
"... Lord Chief Justice of the Common Law of England. April 1 . No fool day this in the public mind. Electioneering above blood heat. ..."
4. The Diary of William Bentley: Pastor of the East Church, Salem, Massachusetts by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice G. Waters, Essex Institute (1907)
"Electioneering above blood heat. The Gazette Printer has threatened the Printer of the Register with a prosecution. All parties interested. ..."
5. Principles of Physics and Meteorology by Johann Heinrich Jacob Müller (1847)
"The blood heat is greater in birds than in any other animals, amounting on an average to 42°; the blood heat of the mammalia is very nearly equal to that of ..."
6. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1884)
"This is the first notice we possess of " blood heat" on the scale, and as the temperature is nearly 86° C., we may say that one degree of Newton's scale was ..."
7. The Popular Science Monthly (1878)
"We will now, however, content ourselves with causing the current to raise a given length of platinum wire, first to a blood-heat, then to redness, ..."