Blood has been a part of human cuisine for centuries! Some examples include:
- blood pancakes, made with pork or reindeer blood (Scandinavia)
- tiet canh, a stew made with duck blood (Viet Nam)
- cabidela, a sauce made with chicken or rabbit blood (Brazil and Portugal)
- black pudding, a sausage made with pork blood (United Kingdom)
- saksang, a stew made with pork or water buffalo blood (Indonesia)
- nanchi, a dressing made with sheep blood (Chile)
- haejangguk, a broth made with ox blood (Korea)
- blood and milk, a Maasai drink made with cattle blood (Kenya and Tanzania)
- blood tofu, made with pork or duck blood (Hong Kong)
fluid pumped by the heart through arteries and veins, delivering nutrients to tissues. In humans, blood consists of plasma in which red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended.
tubes through which blood circulates.
to use up.
infectious disease spread by mosquitoes, with symptoms ranging from headaches to joint pain to death.
harmful condition of a body part or organ.
sometimes fatal disease, often transmitted by mosquitoes, affecting the brain.
aquatic animals with gills, and usually fins and scales.
material, usually of plant or animal origin, that living organisms use to obtain nutrients.
animal that consumes blood as food.
process of consuming blood as food.
organism that is home to a parasite.
type of animal that breathes air and has a body divided into three segments, with six legs and usually wings.
infectious disease caused by a parasite carried by mosquitoes.
animal with hair that gives birth to live offspring. Female mammals produce milk to feed their offspring.
sweet plant material that attracts pollinators.
substance an organism needs for energy, growth, and life.
up to a person's choice.
to push through.
very infectious, often fatal, disease caused by bacteria.
powdery material produced by plants, each grain of which contains a male gamete capable of fertilizing a female ovule.
long, narrow mouthpart used by many insects for piercing and sucking.
infectious disease caused by a virus, often associated with wild animals, with symptoms ranging from muscle spasms to death.
to pass along information or communicate.
highly infectious and sometimes deadly disease with symptoms of itching sores and severe headache, caused by lice.
animal that transmits a disease from one organism to another.
to swell or build up.
West Nile virus
infectious disease spread by mosquitoes, with symptoms ranging from mild flu to possible death.