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blood count

n.
1. The number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in a definite volume of blood.
2. The determination of such a count.
3. Complete blood count.

blood count

n
(Medicine) the number of red and white blood corpuscles and platelets in a specific sample of blood. See haemocytometer

blood′ count`


n.
the count of the number of red and white blood cells and platelets in a specific volume of blood.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blood count - the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
count - the total number counted; "a blood count"
2.blood count - the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
counting, enumeration, numeration, count, reckoning, tally - the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
blood profile, CBC, complete blood count - counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood
differential blood count - counting the number of specific types of white blood cells found in 1 cubic millimeter of blood; may be included as part of a complete blood count
Translations

blood count

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