blood work


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blood work

A popular term for analytical data obtained from blood, which is generally understood to mean red cell counts and analysis, leukocyte differential and platelet count, but may also include analysis of blood chemistries, including electrolytes, enzyme levels and so on.

blood work

A popular term referring to any diagnostic testing performed on the fluid or cells of peripheral blood

blood work

(blŭd wŏrk)
Colloquial term for any clinical laboratory study performed on a specimen of blood.
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The verse format works well in some sections of the book, as the short lines of verse create an uneasy, unsettling tone while Claire and her family await the blood work results.
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He said, blood work dont lie, blood work dont lie, thats what your blood results say.
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The 10 essays in this volume examine posttraumatic stress disorder in films directed by Clint Eastwood: The Outlaw Josey Wales, The Gauntlet, Unforgiven, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Changeling, In the Line of Fire, Absolute Power, Blood Work, Vanessa in the Garden, Mystic River, KellyAEs Heroes, Flags of Our Fathers, Letters from Iwo Jima, Gran Torino, Invictus, American Sniper, and Sully.
When I suspect a patient may be depressed, I order blood work and check the results.
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