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blood meal

noun
1.
the dried blood of animals used as a fertilizer, diet supplement for livestock, or deer repellent.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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Examples for blood meal
  • Place in whatever they normally feed upon or in other animals if they take the blood meal from others.
  • The tick typically first picks up the spirochete during its larva stage, when it needs a blood meal to mature further.
  • The eight-legged nymph follows the same pattern of locating a blood meal, dropping off, resting and molting again.

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