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blood cellsAny of the formed elements in the BLOOD which constitute about half the blood volume.
blood cellsthe cells circulating in the blood stream, accounting for a little less than half the total volume: erythrocytes (red blood cells) smaller but in far greater number than leucocytes (white blood cells) and platelets. See also haemopoiesis.
n.pl the formed elements of the blood, including red cells (erythrocytes), white cells (leukocytes), and platelets (thrombocytes).
Patient discussion about blood cells
Q. what is a normal red blood cell count for breast cancer after operation
A. i know that the normal count is between 4.2 to 5.9 million cells/cmm. if you have anything else- i think this question should be to the Doctor...cause even if someone here will tell you it's ok that it's a bit low- the Doctor should know that and he has your chart with all your medical information. there for i would give him a phone call to ask if it's o.k. - unless you are in the normal average i told you, then you shouldn't worry about it.
Q. can i get a short explanation about white blood cells and their job? what does it mean if i have a insafition
A. White blood cells (WBC's) are the ones responsible for the immune system in the body. The white blood cell count rises in cases of infection, steroid use and other conditions. A low white blood cell count can have many causes, which need to be further evaluated by a doctor.More discussions about blood cells