complete blood count(redirected from Complete blood cell count)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
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.