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blood count

noun
1.
the count of the number of red and white blood cells and platelets in a specific volume of blood.
Origin of blood count
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • Such tests include a complete blood count to measure the number of white blood cells.
British Dictionary definitions for blood count

blood count

noun
1.
the number of red and white blood corpuscles and platelets in a specific sample of blood See haemocytometer
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blood count in Medicine

blood count n.

  1. Calculation of the number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in a cubic millimeter of blood by counting the cells in an accurate volume of diluted blood.

  2. The determination of the percentages of various types of white blood cells observed in a stained film of blood.

  3. Complete blood count.

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blood count in Science
blood count  
See complete blood count.
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