body fluids

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A term that includes blood, tears, sweat, serous and mucous secretions from all bodily orifices, saliva, urine, and semen. In clinical usage, the term refers to body fluids that can transmit infections, which tears and sweat rarely do.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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