- 'blood countn1.) a medical examination of someone's blood to see if it contains the right substances in the right amounts2.) the number of cells in someone's blood▪ Her blood count is very low.
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blood count — blood counts N COUNT Your blood count is the number of red and white cells in your blood. A blood count can also refer to a medical examination which determines the number of red and white cells in your blood. Her doctors told her that her blood… … English dictionary
blood count — blood′ count n. med the count of the number of red and white blood cells and platelets in a specific volume of blood • Etymology: 1895–1900 … From formal English to slang
blood count — n. 1. a medical test to determine the number of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets in a given volume of blood 2. the number of blood cells or platelets so determined … English World dictionary
blood count — blood ,count noun count the number of red or white cells in your blood, or a test to measure this, for example in order to find out the state of your IMMUNE SYSTEM … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
blood count — ► NOUN ▪ a determination of the number of corpuscles in a specific volume of blood … English terms dictionary
blood count — noun 1. the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample • Hypernyms: ↑count 2. the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample • Hypernyms: ↑count, ↑counting, ↑numeration, ↑enumeration, ↑recko … Useful english dictionary
Blood count — The calculated number of white or red blood cells (WBCs or RBCs) in a cubic millimeter of blood. * * * Calculation of the number of red (RBC) or white (WBC) blood cells in a cubic millimeter of blood, by means of counting the cells in an accurate … Medical dictionary
blood count — the count of the number of red and white blood cells and platelets in a specific volume of blood. [1895 1900] * * * laboratory test that determines the number of red blood cells (erythrocytes (erythrocyte)) and white blood cells (leukocytes … Universalium
blood count — n. 1) to do a blood count on 2) to have a blood count (done) * * * [ blʌdkaʊnt] to do a blood count on to have a blood count (done) … Combinatory dictionary
blood count — the numbers of different blood cells in a known volume of blood, usually expressed as the number of cells per litre. A sample of blood at known dilution is passed through a narrow opening in an electronic counting device. Blood count… … The new mediacal dictionary