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blood cell counts
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L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
X Research, Technology and Engineering
The number of leukocytes and erythrocytes per unit volume in a sample of venous blood. A complete blood count (CBC) also includes measurement of the hemoglobin; hematocrit; and erythrocyte indices.
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Medical Subject Headings 2012
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blood cell number
blood picture
Broader Term
blood composition
hematologic tests
Narrower Term
blood platelet count
erythrocyte count
leukocyte count
Related Term
blood cells
recuento de células sanguíneas
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