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blood test

n.
1. An analysis of a sample of blood, especially for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
2. The process of obtaining blood for such a test: went to the clinic for a blood test.

blood test

n
(Medicine) analysis of a blood sample to determine blood group, alcohol concentration, etc
vb (tr)
(Medicine) to analyse a blood sample from someone to determine blood group, alcohol concentration, etc

blood′ test`


n.
a test of blood sample, as to determine blood group, presence of infection or other pathology, or parentage.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blood test - a serologic analysis of a sample of bloodblood test - a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
agglutination test - a blood test used to identify unknown antigens; blood with the unknown antigen is mixed with a known antibody and whether or not agglutination occurs helps to identify the antigen; used in tissue matching and blood grouping and diagnosis of infections
biopsy - examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease
complement fixation test - a blood test in which a sample of serum is exposed to a particular antigen and complement in order to determine whether or not antibodies to that particular antigen are present; used as a diagnostic test
PSA blood test - a blood test that measures levels of a protein called prostate specific antigen that is manufactured exclusively by the prostate gland; men with prostate problems usually have elevated levels of PSA
Translations
فَحْصُ دَمفَهْصُ الدَّم
krevní zkouška
blodprøve
verikoe
krvni test
vérképvérvizsgálat
血液検査
혈액 검사
krvný test
pregled krvi
blodprov
การตรวจเลือด
xét nghiệm máu

blood test

nanalisi fpl del sangue

blood

(blad) noun
1. the red fluid pumped through the body by the heart. Blood poured from the wound in his side.
2. descent or ancestors. He is of royal blood.
ˈbloodless adjective
1. without the shedding of blood. a bloodless victory.
2. anaemic. She is definitely bloodless.
ˈbloody adjective
1. stained with blood. a bloody shirt; His clothes were torn and bloody.
2. bleeding. a bloody nose.
3. murderous and cruel. a bloody battle.
4. used in slang vulgarly for emphasis. That bloody car ran over my foot!
ˈbloodcurdling adjective
terrifying and horrible. a blood-curdling scream.
blood donor
a person who gives blood for use by another person in transfusion etc.
blood group/type
any one of the types into which human blood is classified. Her blood group is O.
ˈblood-poisoning noun
an infection of the blood. He is suffering from blood-poisoning.
blood pressure
the (amount of) pressure of the blood on the walls of the blood-vessels. The excitement will raise his blood pressure.
ˈbloodshed noun
deaths or shedding of blood. There was much bloodshed in the battle.
ˈbloodshot adjective
(of eyes) full of red lines and inflamed with blood.
ˈbloodstained adjective
stained with blood. a bloodstained bandage.
ˈbloodstream noun
the blood flowing through the body. The poison entered her bloodstream.
ˈblood test noun
an analysis of a patient's blood to find out if he/she has any diseases. etc.
ˈbloodthirsty adjective
1. eager to kill people. a bloodthirsty warrior.
2. (of a film etc) full of scenes in which there is much killing.
ˈbloodthirstiness noun
ˈblood transfusion noun
the process of giving blood to someone through the veins during an operation etc.
ˈblood-vessel noun
any of the tubes in the body through which the blood flows. He has burst a blood-vessel.
in cold blood
while free from excitement or passion. He killed his son in cold blood.

blood test

فَهْصُ الدَّم krevní zkouška blodprøve Blutprobe εξέταση αίματος análisis de sangre verikoe analyse sanguine krvni test esame del sangue 血液検査 혈액 검사 bloedproef blodprøve badanie krwi análise de sangue, exame de sangue анализ крови blodprov การตรวจเลือด kan testi xét nghiệm máu 验血
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