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[mass noun] The normal body temperature of a healthy human being, about 37 °C or 98.4 °F.
- ‘In the making of yoghurt the milk is kept at a temperature slightly above blood heat, the preferred conditions of the bacteria that bring about the fermentation.’
- ‘The water must not be allowed to boil and should only be hot, as chocolate melts at just above blood heat.’
- ‘Beat the yoghurt in well, cover saucepan and place in a warm position to maintain blood heat.’
- ‘Shake up the can of colour for at least two minutes, and I find it pays to warm the can under the hot tap till it is at just under blood heat.’
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