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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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and we're deep in the heart of Long Beach's Spruce Goose Dome, the giant hanger where billionaire recluse Howard Hughes once stored his giant airplane and where director Jan De Bont is today filming his summer spine-tingler ``The Haunting.
Of course, the whole building has a life of its own - more life, in fact, than David Self's script, which like the 1963 movie's is based on Shirley Jackson's popular novel, ``The Haunting of Hill House.
Out of the 1,000 cases I've had over the years, I've seen 21 ghosts, and most of them were the haunting type that have taken up residence in the house, as opposed to poltergeists who haunt a person by rattling chains, moaning and moving furniture about.
the Hallowed Haunting Ground tells a spooky story full of lost loves, desolation and the fight between good and evil.
For the third time in the last four years, another ``Scary Movie'' spoof is haunting theaters this weekend, on the heels of a successful three-picture run of self-referential ``Scream'' satires.
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com)-- Homestead Haunted House has a lot of drama involved because of a haunting spirit inside the house that is creeping everyone out.
She said: "There are many myths and legends surrounding the castles and historic buildings of Wales and there are numerous ghost tours and haunting tours available.
In the town of Ghostly every house is haunted--and to ghosts are frightened because something is haunting them.
Prototypical ghostbuster (played by Richard Johnson) surveying the scene in Robert Wise's 1963 classic ``The Haunting,'' which remains the greatest haunted-house movie ever made.
While difficult, Empire nevertheless has a peculiar, haunting power; I found myself recalling it days later and asking, Despite the many and various deaths of formalism, to what extent does Greenberg still haunt contemporary art?
In rather tongue-in-cheek fashion, the court stated: "The notion that a haunting is a condition which can and should be ascertained upon reasonable inspection of the premises is a hobgoblin which should be exorcised from the body of legal precedent and laid quietly to rest.