blood cell count
- A test to check the number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in a sample of blood. Also called complete blood count and CBC.
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red blood cell count — red cell count erythrocyte c … Medical dictionary
white blood cell count — white cell count leukocyte c … Medical dictionary
complete blood cell count — noun see complete blood count … Useful english dictionary
cell count — n a count of cells esp. of the blood or other body fluid in a standard volume (as a cubic millimeter) … Medical dictionary
blood cell — noun either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets • Syn: ↑blood corpuscle, ↑corpuscle • Derivationally related forms: ↑corpuscular (for: ↑corpuscle) • Hypernyms … Useful english dictionary
cell count — noun : a count of cells especially of a body fluid (as blood) in a standard volume (as a cubic millimeter) … Useful english dictionary
differential cell count — n a count of cells that includes a separate count for each type of cell esp differential blood count … Medical dictionary
Somatic cell count — (SCC) is one of indicators of the quality of milk. Somatic cells are leukocytes (white blood cells). The number of somatic cells increases in response to pathogenic bacteria like Staphylococcus aureus , a cause of mastitis. The SCC is quantified… … Wikipedia
Red cell count — The number of red blood cells (RBCs) in a volume of blood. The normal range varies slightly between laboratories but is generally between 4.2 5.9 million cells/cmm. This can also be referred to as the erythrocyte count and can be expressed in… … Medical dictionary
T cell count — noun a count of the T cells in the blood as an indication of the state of the immune system … Australian English dictionary