blood count

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blood count the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
    • n blood count the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
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Usage

In literature:

She has no antecedents, no blood, and even in a town like Prouty such things count.
"The Fighting Shepherdess" by Caroline Lockhart
Hearing the Frenchmen's sobs, the Count Rolland Grasps in his hand his sword, all reeking blood.
"La Chanson de Roland" by Léon Gautier
May not such be said to count the blood of the covenant an unholy thing?
"Broken Bread from an Evangelist's Wallet" by Thomas Champness
If one be killed while travelling with a blood-enemy, his blood shall count for nothing.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, November, 1878" by Various
Before his club was ready, he had counted seven newcomers galloping through the snow to join their blood-thirsty brothers.
"Far Past the Frontier" by James A. Braden
The white blood counts for nothing.
"The Future of the American Negro" by Booker T. Washington
They are accustomed to a cosmopolitan citizenship, in which men of all bloods mingle and in which men of all creeds are counted equal.
"What I Saw in America" by G. K. Chesterton
Sore wept she for her father, the Count that had been slain; Loud cursed she Rodrigo, whose sword his blood did stain.
"Mediaeval Tales" by Various
It began to count the money and the blood it had cost, and to overlook the great principles for which it was waged.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864" by Various
The white blood corpuscles are first counted in any desired field with the diaphragm no.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
In Aryan religion also blood counts for much.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
I should count it an honor before the Lord to shed my own blood in its defence.
"Graham of Claverhouse" by Ian Maclaren
His blood does not count in our behalf.
"Pathfinders of the Great Plains" by Lawrence J. Burpee
Blood isn't a mere empty word; it's the only thing that counts.
"The German Classics, v. 20" by Various
I counted the deep wounds and the wide gashes whence the blood was flowing.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
The Count's blood ran cold.
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
We are counts, from a date before the Medici; so much for blood.
"Gerald Fitzgerald The Chevalier" by Charles James Lever
Among those who fell was Jean de Bourbon, count d'Enghien, a prince of the blood.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
The great mistake made by the believers in total depravity is in counting the blood of the covenant of little worth.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 98, December, 1865" by Various
Surely, then, it is not mere fancy to suppose that in all this the true Hellenic blood has counted for something!
"The Mediterranean" by T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths
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In poetry:

Where battle fields dread harvests yield
The war god's revels be,
Where blood runs red, he counts the dead,
And shrieks and howls in glee.
"The Orgy Of Thor" by Abner Cosens
Wherefore they struck, and had to count their dead.
With bitter smile of resolution nerved
To try new issues, holding faith unswerved,
Promise they gathered from the rich blood shed.
"The Century Of Garibaldi" by George Meredith
Count Cazzo, who carries his nose very high,
In passion he swore his rival should die;
Then shut himself up to let the world know
Flesh and blood could not bear it from Signior Dildo.
"Signior Dildo" by Lord John Wilmot
As link by link was rent away,
My heart wept blood, so sharp the pain,
That temp'ral loss eternal gain; But I have lived to count this day
For all that once detain'd me here
Now draws me to a holier sphere.
"I Weep, But Not Rebellious Tears" by Caroline Anne Bowles Southey
The Kaiser was so strong, dad, that Britain almost lost,
The war was hard and long, dad, and none could count the cost.
Our men were firm and brave, dad, and freely shed their blood,
And many found a grave, dad, beneath the Flanders mud.
"The Slacker's Son" by Abner Cosens
And, as that sun set in the azure vast,
Who counted one day more or one day less?
How many deemed it was for them the last
To light a world of blood and bitterness?
Yet bitterness for many a heart lay there
When next the sun blazed over Sari Bair.
"Anzac Eve" by C J Dennis

In news:

The White Blood Cell (WBC) Count measures two components: the total number of WBC's (leukocytes), and the differential count.
The complete blood count (CBC) is a screening test, used to diagnose and manage numerous diseases.
Carbohydrate counting, or " carb counting," is a meal planning technique for managing your blood glucose levels.
They're counting on cord blood .
The patient was afebrile and had a normal white blood cell count.
Apples have a low calorie count (80 calories for a medium-sized apple) and phytonutrients that help regulate blood sugar.
They're counting on cord blood.
The Usefulness of Routine White Blood Cell Count Monitoring.
Patients will receive oral exams and health screenings for cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure and blood cell counts.
Twelve years ago, when I was learning how to be a pediatric oncologist , I met a young man I'll call Brad whose white blood cell count was 50 times what it should have been.
While your cholesterol count is important, Dr Oz says the best way to live a healthy life is through optimal blood pressure.
Larry Cripe tells The Associated Press that Pagano's white blood cell count was normal and his bone marrow showed no indication of the disease.
Larry Cripe told The Associated Press on Monday that Pagano's white blood cell count was normal and his bone marrow showed no indication of the disease.
Making every hour count means letting the timeless grandeur and beauty of the place seep into your blood.
Reports say man claiming police brutality had high blood alcohol count and violently resisted arrest.
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In science:

Each time the blood value is updated, it would be given by a jump and correspond to a jump time of the underlying counting process.
A martingale approach to continuous-time marginal structural models
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