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. The latter is valueless if the stains are a few hours old.
In addition, 3 mL of blood for blood corpuscle analyses was collected in another blood collection tube containing ethylenediaminetetraacetate.
Blood cell count was done by SysmexXT-20001 automatic blood corpuscle instrument.
The RBC parameters such as red blood corpuscle (RBC) count, hemoglobin (Hb), and mean cell hemoglobin (MCH) were comparable between two transport systems.
Sajiki [40] confirmed that bisphenol A binds to ferric heme of red blood corpuscle and Obata and Kubota [41] reported that bisphenol A increased hydroxyl radical formation in the rat striatum in a study using in vivo microdialysis.
The groupings of blood corpuscle, predominantly erythrocytes were found around vessels.
However, with time the red blood corpuscle's pentose-phosphate-shunt pathway generates NADPH from NAD[P.sup.+].
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Some themes he used for size comparison included grains of sand, a human red blood corpuscle, the millet seed, and "a hair's breadth."
On the structure of the blood corpuscle. Guy's Hosp Rep 1841;6:379-91.
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.