Definition of Blood count

1. Noun. The number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample.

Generic synonyms: Count



2. Noun. The act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample.

Definition of Blood count

1. Noun. (medicine) A test that gives information about the cells in a patient's blood. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Blood count

1. The determination of the proper number of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets are present in the patients blood. Acronym: FBC (16 Dec 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blood Count

blood circulation
blood circulation time
blood clam
blood clots
blood clotting
blood clotting factor
blood coagulation
blood coagulation factor inhibitors
blood coagulation factors
blood coagulation tests
blood component removal
blood component transfusion
blood corpuscle
blood corpuscles
blood count (current term)
blood crisis
blood crystals
blood culture
blood cup
blood cyst
blood diamond
blood diamonds
blood disease
blood disk
blood disorder
blood donor
blood donors
blood drive
blood drives

Literary usage of Blood count

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1919)
"October 10: white blood count 8000, red blood count 5000000, haemoglobin 90 per cent. At this time (April 15, 1910) about eight months since operation the ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"The relation between the amount of blood transfused and the blood count afterward is a variable feature and is undoubtedly connected in some way with the ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"On the value of the blood count, as an aid to diagnosis in obscure bacterial and other infections. Brit. MJ, London, 1913, ii, 1337-1369. Katzenstein (MB). ..."

4. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"His blood-count increased in the normal proportion. After residing at Arosa for six months, he, in a single day, descended 1300 feet, and his count at ..."

5. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1919)
"In order to produce the effect of a very slow transfusion Hunter injected blood intraperitoneally and found that the blood count increased up to the 2nd or ..."

6. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"His blood-count increased in the normal proportion. After residing at Arosa for six months, he, in a single day, descended 1300 feet, and his count at ..."

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