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Blood heat is a temperature of 37°C, which is about the same as the normal temperature of the human body.

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  • Blood heat — Heat Heat (h[=e]t), n. [OE. hete, h[ae]te, AS. h[=ae]tu, h[=ae]to, fr. h[=a]t hot; akin to OHG. heizi heat, Dan. hede, Sw. hetta. See {Hot}.] 1. A force in nature which is recognized in various effects, but especially in the phenomena of fusion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blood heat — Blood Blood (bl[u^]d), n. [OE. blod, blood, AS. bl[=o]d; akin to D. bloed, OHG. bluot, G. blut, Goth. bl[=o][thorn], Icel. bl[=o][eth], Sw. & Dan. blod; prob. fr. the same root as E. blow to bloom. See {Blow} to bloom.] 1. The fluid which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blood heat — blood′ heat n. phl the normal temperature of human blood, being about 98.6°F (37°C) • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • blood heat — n. the average normal temperature of the human body or blood: traditionally about 37°C (98.6°F) but now thought to be closer to c. 36.78°C (98.2°F) …   English World dictionary

  • blood heat — n a temperature approximating that of the human body …   Medical dictionary

  • blood heat — n [U] the normal temperature of the human body …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blood heat — 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 • Syn: ↑body temperature • Hypernyms: ↑vital sign, ↑temperature • Hyponyms: ↑basal body temperature, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blood Heat — Doctorwhobook title=Blood Heat series=Virgin New Adventures number= 19 featuring=Seventh Doctor Ace, Bernice writer=Jim Mortimore publisher=Virgin Books isbn=ISBN 0 426 20399 2 pages= date=October 1993 preceding=Iceberg following=The Dimension… …   Wikipedia

  • blood heat — the normal temperature of human blood, being about 98.6°F (37°C). [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • blood heat — normal temperature of human blood …   English contemporary dictionary

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