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blood cell

[′bləd ‚sel]
(histology)
An erythrocyte or a leukocyte.
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Blood corpuscle parameters (e.g., WBC, RBC, HGB, HCT, MCV, and MCH) are the main blood components of hematopoiesis, and are important in the diagnosis, treatment, and assessment of the physiological status of ruminants [23].
Raval, "Cytotoxicity of aflatoxin on red blood corpuscles," Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, vol.
He used saffron as a means to render tissues such as muscle more easily visible, and he also described blood corpuscles and capillaries.
[13] He named urea, bilin, and carbonic acid among the substances formed by the vital energy of the blood corpuscles nourished by oxygen, albumin, and fat, but he thought that the most important product of the blood was animal heat, released during the combination of oxygen with the carbon of globulin (104).
Swammerdam's most famous discovery, however, made in 1658, was the red blood corpuscle. Present in the bloodstream in the billions, red blood corpuscles carry the chemical that absorbs oxygen from the air in the lungs, though this was not known till much later.
Blood metabolite concentrations and blood corpuscle of early fatting steers supplemented with 0.1% SSL and different levels of TDN down spec (0.5% and 1.0%) are shown in Table 4 and 5, Blood metabolite concentrations is considered a useful indicator for monitoring nutrient status, and body condition, for prevention of disease [27, 28], and to evaluate the internal metabolic changes and the function of different organs in cattle, including the kidneys and liver.
The effects of supplemental fermented agro by-products diet on the blood corpuscle and plasma chemical composition are shown in Table 7.
Immunity traits components: total erythrocytes (RBC), leukocyte counts (WBS), hemoglobin (HGB), hematocrit (HCT), mean corpuscular volume (MCV), mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC), and red (cell) distribution width (RDW) were determined on blood corpuscle analyzing machine MEK-5216K (made in Japan).
At the end of centrifugation, three layers were seen, the top layer containing supernatant serum, the fibrin clot at the middle layer, and the bottom layer containing the red blood corpuscles [Figure 2].
At the end of centrifugation three layers were seen, the top layer containing supernatant serum, the fibrin clot at the middle layer and the bottom layer containing the red blood corpuscles (RBC).
In the English translation of Theodor Schwann's Microscopical Researches, what from 1900 on was increasingly called "blood cells" was termed "blood corpuscles." The "cellular nature of the blood-corpuscle" was already confirmed by Schwann: the blood-corpuscle "is a flattened cell furnished with a cell-nucleus, which is fixed to a spot on the internal surface of the cell-membrane." (32) Drawing from sources between 1660 and 1812, the OED defines a corpuscle as a "minute body or particle of matter.
Samples were centrifuged to completely separate plasma from blood corpuscles. Preliminary HIV testing was done using the First Response HIV 1/2 test kits, as per manufacturer's instruction.