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blood film Syllabification: blood film

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of blood film in English:

noun

A specimen of blood on a glass slide, used for microscopic investigation of possible abnormalities or pathogens.
Example sentences
  • Seven laboratories reported the presence of malarial parasites on a normal blood film.
  • Each blood film had an initial 200 WBC differential performed.
  • The highest was 18 percent, but the French patient did not have any in her preliminary blood film.

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