differential cell count

differential cell count
differential cell count n a count of cells that includes a separate count for each type of cell esp differential blood count

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  • differential blood count — n a blood count which includes separate counts for each kind of white blood cell compare COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT, WHITE COUNT * * * see differential leucocyte count * * * differential leukocyte count a …   Medical dictionary

  • differential blood count — noun counting the number of specific types of white blood cells found in 1 cubic millimeter of blood; may be included as part of a complete blood count • Hypernyms: ↑blood count * * * noun or differential count : an enumeration of the number of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Differential white cell count — The proportions of the different types of white cells in the blood, usually split into the different types of granulocytes, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils. The differential white cell count was originally done by visual… …   Medical dictionary

  • Differential — may refer to: Contents 1 Mathematics 2 Natural sciences and engineering 3 Social sciences 4 Medicine 5 …   Wikipedia

  • count — 1. A reckoning, enumeration, or accounting. 2. To enumerate or score. Addis c. a quantitative enumeration of the red blood c., white blood c., and casts in a 12 hr urine specimen; used to follow the progress of known renal disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Blood count — The calculated number of white or red blood cells (WBCs or RBCs) in a cubic millimeter of blood. * * * Calculation of the number of red (RBC) or white (WBC) blood cells in a cubic millimeter of blood, by means of counting the cells in an accurate …   Medical dictionary

  • Complete blood count — A set values of the cellular (formed elements) of blood. These measurements are generally determined by specially designed machines that analyze the different components of blood in less than a minute. The values generally included are the… …   Medical dictionary

  • B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia — B cell CLL redirects here. For the gene family, see B cell CLL/lymphoma. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia Classification and external resources Peripheral blood smear showing CLL cells ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • complete blood count — noun counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood • Syn: ↑CBC, ↑blood profile • Hypernyms: ↑blood count * * * noun also complete blood cell count …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood count — the count of the number of red and white blood cells and platelets in a specific volume of blood. [1895 1900] * * *       laboratory test that determines the number of red blood cells (erythrocytes (erythrocyte)) and white blood cells (leukocytes …   Universalium

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