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ghost

(gōst),
A hemoglobin-depleted erythrocyte that has also lost most, if not all, of its internal proteins.

ghost

(gōst) a faint or shadowy figure lacking the customary substance of reality.
red cell ghost  an erythrocyte membrane that remains intact after hemolysis.

ghost

(gōst)
n.
Physiology A red blood cell having no hemoglobin.
Drug slang A regional term for LSD
Haematology Ghost cell The pale membrane of an haemoglobin-depleted red cell, which is virtually identical to all other cell membranes, and is thus used to study cell membrane structure and function
Medical journalism A person involved in research or in writing a paper who doesn’t receive proper credit or acknowledgement in any form
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A HAUNTING is produced by New Dominion Pictures and Destination America.
Returning with a fifth season of things that do more than just go bump in the night, A HAUNTING comes to Destination America this October to showcase some of the scariest stories of supernatural activity known to man.
She also attends closely to the "cultural and historical specificities" of each text and underscores the influence not just of the Gothic but also of magic realism, Celticism, and Aboriginal and Afro-Caribbean spiritual traditions on the individual workings of haunting and possession.
Following Cynthia Sugars and Gerry Turcotte, among others, Goldman also underscores the connection between haunting in Canadian literature and "the 'unhomely' or 'spectral' legacies of imperialism and globalization" (Sugars and Turcotte vii).
Despite these circumstances and fears, Huguette's haunting apparently had a particular and positive appeal for many of Dole's residents.
This broader community of women was present from the beginning of the haunting.
Weaver points to a Barboursville, WV haunting where a ghost reportedly terrorized the inhabitants of a mobile home.
Local residents who want their teeth rattled by an unsettling ghost story this Halloween need look no farther than their own Santa Clarita Valley, for it offers a smorgasbord of haunting tales.
The Wlodarskis set to work, calling the Queen Mary's archivist to establish a correlation between actual deaths that had occurred on the ship and ghosts said to be haunting it.
In addition, players must solve eerie puzzles and uncover tons of hidden clues, passageways and secrets untold to unleash the evil trapped inside this once happy haunting habitat.
These non-scented candles, bearing images of a pumpkin, scary skeleton, haunting black cat and wicked witch, are perfect for lighting a walkway or windowsill for Halloween.