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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.

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n.
a diagnostic test that determines the exact numbers of each type of blood cell in a fixed quantity of blood.
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Noun1.complete blood count - counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood
blood count - the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
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