- a test of a sample of blood to determine blood group, presence of infection or other pathological condition, parentage, etc.
Origin of blood test
First recorded in 1910–15
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- analysis of a blood sample to determine blood group, alcohol concentration, etc
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- An examination of a sample of blood to determine its chemical, physical, or serologic characteristics.
- A serologic test for certain diseases, such as syphilis or AIDS.
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