the count of the number of red and white blood cells and platelets in a specific volume of blood.
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How to use blood count in a sentence
The blood is obtained from the finger-tip or the lobe of the ear, as for a blood count; only a very small drop is required.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
In any case the blood-count should have been normal for at least a month and a half before any surgical interference is attempted.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation | Austin O'Malley
As a rule a blood count will not show any very striking evidence of true anæmia.The Nervous Child | Hector Charles Cameron
His blood count is normal and he isn't hurt physically unless there are internal injuries.Pioneer | William Hardy
Then he picked up the phone again to order Joan's blood count, and I got out the door, fast.One-Shot | James Benjamin Blish
British Dictionary definitions for blood count
the number of red and white blood corpuscles and platelets in a specific sample of blood: See haemocytometer
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Scientific definitions for blood count
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