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Blood smell

  1. Sep 4, 2008 #1
    What adjective is used to describe the blood smell ?
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  3. Sep 4, 2008 #2
    No one cares.
    I just want to learn an English word only
    I stepped on a broken glass yesterday, blood everywhere.
    Anyone sniffing it often could give me an answer please ? :smile:
  4. Sep 4, 2008 #3


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    I don't know of such a word, porums. I guess it's just called...the smell of blood.

    Hope your foot's not too bad - did you need stitches?
  5. Sep 4, 2008 #4
    rusty iron?
  6. Sep 4, 2008 #5
    Thanks I don't,
    Are you a doctor lisab ?
  7. Sep 4, 2008 #6
    hah! what a question you got there porums. if its a describing word there would be plently but i dont think there is such a word to be used to show the smell of blood.
  8. Sep 4, 2008 #7


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    No, I could never be a doctor! I really don't like being around sick people...not exactly a phobia, more of an aversion.
  9. Sep 4, 2008 #8
    Perhaps someone sniffs often and doesn't care to make a difference. For example, doctors especially those working in urinerology (sp?) never says so, right ?
    This isnot something disgusting at all :smile:, I only want to know if someone smells it, then how he feels about it, I smell a fish I then say it is fishy although when eating sushi, I don''t smell out anything.
  10. Sep 4, 2008 #9
    Yes, :smile: it is
    But it still seems too technical right ? Can you compare the smell of blood please ?
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  12. Sep 4, 2008 #11
    I found it on internet. I don't remember when was the last time I tried to smell the blood. I think it does smell like rusty iron!
  13. Sep 4, 2008 #12
    Thanks, I will remember that word. I once almost puked because I smelt my blood.

    You can try it with your own once you have a chance again. :smile:
  14. Sep 4, 2008 #13
    Ask moonbear!
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