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Bloodstream

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noun

The blood flowing through a circulatory system of an animal, carrying substances from one tissue to another.


Supplement

In humans, there are about 4 quarts of blood that constantly circulates out of the 6 quarts (or more) in the body.


Word origin: blood + stream


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Re: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption

I've been trying to research the exact same thing. I am getting very curious about a number of emerging medical trials involving essential oils for things like cancer treatment, as well as their antimicrobial properties, etc. And I've found a surprising amount of actual, scientific evidence that ess...

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by maymayrays
Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption
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How is vitamin B12 absorbed by the body?

How does vitamin B12 get absorbed by the body- through the small intestine and to the bloodstream- and once it is in the blood stream, where does it go?

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by rk386
Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How is vitamin B12 absorbed by the body?
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B12 absorption/intrinsic factor

How does the lining of the small intestine absorb the B12/intrinsic factor complex into the bloodstream? Does the B12 separate from the intrinsic factor or are the two absorbed as a unit?

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by rk386
Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:11 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: B12 absorption/intrinsic factor
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Re: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption

Hydrophobic substance does get through skin, that how a lot of medications work, Eg, Nicotine, and Nitroglycerin for heart attacks, Similarity a lot of toxins work the same way (seen them in action thrillers) , Does that help?

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by david23
Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:07 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption
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Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption

... about the molecules in essential oils, Are essential oil molecules small enough by molecular weight or mass to pass through the skin and enter the bloodstream? I have read that most essential oils molecular weight or mass is less that 500 daltons? One article I read said that 500 daltons was the ...

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by watermelonstand
Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:42 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption
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