blood corpuscle


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Noun1.Blood corpuscle - either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including plateletsblood corpuscle - 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.
Coverstock, wipes, gauze, packings, white blood corpuscle removing filters
Some themes he used for size comparison included grains of sand, a human red blood corpuscle, the millet seed, and "a hair's breadth.
Inoue and other researchers at the university are expected to take samples of nuclear DNA from the tissues to analyze human leucocyte antigen, a pattern of white blood corpuscle.
Ouchi, who was exposed to 17 sieverts of radiation, is due to receive a transfusion of peripheral stem cells Wednesday from his brother to activate his blood-producing functions, which has deteriorated due to a sustained drop in his white blood corpuscle and blood platelet count.
The effects of supplemental fermented agro by-products diet on the blood corpuscle and plasma chemical composition are shown in Table 7.
In addition, the Sanguine molecule is 1/900th the size of a human red blood corpuscle (rbc) and can despite its size deliver three to four times the amount of oxygen, as well as remove CO2 in a similar fashion to human red blood cells.