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complete blood count
n. Abbr. CBC
The determination of the quantity of each type of blood cell in a given sample of blood, often including the amount of hemoglobin, the hematocrit, and the proportions of various white cells.
complete′ blood′ count`
a diagnostic test that determines the exact numbers of each type of blood cell in a fixed quantity of blood.