blood test

noun
a test of a sample of blood to determine blood group, presence of infection or other pathological condition, parentage, etc.

Origin:
1910–15

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blood test
 
n
analysis of a blood sample to determine blood group, alcohol concentration, etc

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blood test n.

  1. An examination of a sample of blood to determine its chemical, physical, or serologic characteristics.

  2. A serologic test for certain diseases, such as syphilis or AIDS.

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We have to have another blood test this week to see if they've come down any.
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