Physiology Ernest G. Martin
any of the cellular elements of the blood, as white blood cells or red blood cells. noun any of the cells that circulate in the blood See erythrocyte, leucocyte blood cell A red blood cell or white blood cell that is contained in the blood.
a mass of coagulated blood, as within a blood vessel or at the site of an open wound. Historical Examples The Spell of the Rockies Enos A. Mills Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 George Henry Makins A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth […]
the count of the number of red and white blood cells and platelets in a specific volume of blood. Historical Examples The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation Austin O’Malley noun the number of red and white blood corpuscles and platelets in a specific sample of blood See haemocytometer blood count See complete blood count.