Definition of blood test in English:

blood test

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noun

  • A scientific examination of a sample of blood, typically for the diagnosis of illness or for the detection and measurement of drugs or other substances.

    ‘The urologist will usually repeat the examination and the blood test.’
    • ‘Usually the allergist will start off with something like a skin test or a blood test.’
    • ‘It is sometimes necessary to do a blood test when your illness cannot be confirmed from the outward physical symptoms.’
    • ‘Another blood test can be carried out when the condition is diagnosed.’
    • ‘Clients must undergo a blood test and fill in medical questionnaires as part of the service.’
    • ‘If you are not sure whether you are immune to rubella, you can see your GP or practice nurse for a blood test to find out.’
    • ‘However, on this occasion, a blood test was performed and the results showed anemia.’
    • ‘There are further complex issues relating to consent for the blood test.’
    • ‘That is, if the blood test turns out to be specific enough for the disease to be a good screening test.’
    • ‘Because it may not cause any symptoms, your doctor may need to order a blood test to check for it.’
    • ‘A blood test could shorten this process and allow earlier, more effective treatment.’
    • ‘A blood test to check your glucose levels will show if you have pre-diabetes or diabetes.’
    • ‘A blood test will show whether you are already immune to the hepatitis A virus, due to previous infection.’
    • ‘If your doctor wonders if you might have syphilis, he or she will order a blood test.’
    • ‘A blood test for these patients will need a home visit by the doctor.’
    • ‘You may to have a blood test and chest X-ray to check your general health.’
    • ‘A blood test is then taken one month after the third dose to check that the immunisations have worked.’
    • ‘I also require a monthly blood test as the medication affects my liver function.’
    • ‘The only way to discover if you have high cholesterol is from a blood test, since there are no outward symptoms.’
    • ‘The family took her to hospital for a blood test, which revealed there was no infection.’

Pronunciation

blood test

/ˈbləd ˌtest/ /ˈbləd ˌtɛst/