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blood cell

n.
Any of the cells contained in blood; an erythrocyte or leukocyte; a blood corpuscle.

blood cell

n
(Physiology) any of the cells that circulate in the blood. See erythrocyte, leucocyte

blood′ cell`


n.
any of the cellular elements of the blood, as red blood cells. Also called blood′ cor`puscle.
[1840–50]

blood cell

Any of the cells contained in blood; a red blood cell or white blood cell.
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Noun1.blood cell - either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including plateletsblood cell - either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
somatic cell, vegetative cell - any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes; "somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells";
leucocyte, leukocyte, WBC, white blood cell, white blood corpuscle, white cell, white corpuscle - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
packed cells - a preparation of blood cells separated from the liquid plasma; "packed cells are given to severely anemic patients in order to avoid overloading the circulatory system with too much fluid"
erythrocyte, RBC, red blood cell - a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
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So is the microscopic examination for blood corpuscles.
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Prior Information Notice: Separator blood corpuscles.
By contrast, the immature eggs sold by the sturgeon slaughterers are covered with blood corpuscles and follicle cells.
It has also been proposed that acute pancreatitis may occur due to multiorgan failure or capillary thrombosis caused by parasitized red blood corpuscles (11, 12).
White blood corpuscles gather at "hotspots" like infections and inflammations.
Increasing the release of oxygen from the carrier molecule haemoglobin from the red blood corpuscles
05), increasing the number of blood corpuscles such as white blood cells, haemaglobin and platelets in circulation.