peripheral blood smear

Definition / meaning of peripheral blood smear

A procedure in which a sample of blood is viewed under a microscope to count different circulating blood cells (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, etc.) and see whether the cells look normal.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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