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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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Thanks to a terrible review in the local paper, the attraction is an instant hit and when Winnie and her ghostly dog Knitbone invite the circus to come to Starcross Hall to put on a showstopper performance, they are thrilled when the Great Albert Tombellini agrees to take his troupe.
With a growing following, awards and nominations all over the place and international sales and translation deals, Ghostly Publishing is rapidly gaining the attention of mainstream publishers.
4: Speke Hall's Family of Ghosts Speke Hall has a White Lady, a Victorian gardener, a ghostly priest and the solid-looking phantom of another priest.
GWYDIR CASTLE HOTEL, LLANRWST The stunning Grade I listed early Tudor Gwydir Castle, built in the 16th century, has played host to many royal guests, but ghostly visitors also roam freely around the hotel.
Among the stories were creepy whispers and sightings of a ghostly man in the Eagle Pub, in Blyth, and a "Grey Lady" visiting rooms at the Percy Arms Hotel, in Otterburn.
His "ghost map" of the UK shows the largest number of ghostly goings-on - experienced by up to 30% of the population - being reported in Wales, as well as Yorkshire and Humberside and the East Midlands.
This is the first time that a ghostly figure has been caught on film at the historic New Lanark Mill Hotel, though there have been other sightings before that were not recorded.
Not all of them are completely harrowing, such as Pizza Perfect which is a ghostly love story set in a pizzaria.
A ghostly perspective on translation promises to be particularly useful as a way of listening to what has been silenced and seeing what has been effaced, a much needed ability in the current phase of translation studies, which considers that "silences, whether the silence of zero translation or the silencing of the remainder, are often critical in understanding the workings of power in translation and in culture" (Gentzler and Tymoczko xxi).
Add in conflicts when a new rich girl steals Allie's role in an upcoming pageant and ghosts and world reality become especially action-packed in this fun, different ghostly story joining others in the author's lineup, but standing well on its own.
A strange white shadow appears on his prints, and then a ghostly female face.
She believes Lucy and Jo's ample charms will be a distraction from any ghostly goings-on at Auchen Castle Hotel, near Beattock, Dumfriesshire.