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blank

(blank),
A solution consisting of all of the analytic components except the compound to be measured; this is used to establish a baseline of measurement intensity with which the compound of interest is compared.
[M.E. white, fr. O.Fr. blanc, fr. Germanic]

blank

a solution containing all of the reagents needed for analysis of a substance except the substance tested.

blank

Drug slang
noun A regional street term for any low quality substance of abuse.
 
Lab medicine
noun A negative control specimen used in immunoassays and quality assurance in many lab tests. Blanks are processed in tandem with the test serum or tissue, differing in that a primary antibody is not added in the first step; blanks assure a true negative result, allowing comparison of a possibly positive result with a known negative.
 
Vox populi-UK
verb To deliberately ignore someone, as in “Mark blanked Carole.”

blank

(blangk)
A solution consisting of all the analytic components except the compound to be measured; used to establish a baseline of measurement intensity with which the compound of interest is compared.
[M.E. white, fr. O.Fr. blanc, fr. Germanic]

Blank

If an individual has inherited same HLA antigen from both parents, the HLA typing is designated by the shared HLA antigen followed by a "blank"(—).
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