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Synonyms for smear

Synonyms for smear

to spread with a greasy, sticky, or dirty substance

a discolored mark made by smearing

an attempt to destroy someone's reputation

Synonyms for smear

a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope

an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance

make a smudge on

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cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it


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A total of 168 patients presenting with new-onset pancytopenia on peripheral blood smear were included in the study.
The main laboratory tests include evaluation of a well-prepared peripheral blood smear by an experienced hematologist in addition to complete blood count.
MFS was a one day survey in which all households in the study area visited by health worker and peripheral blood smear of all fever cases was made.
Laboratory results Full blood count WCC (corrected) NRBC Hb Platelets MCV Reticulocyte count RPI MCH MCHC Peripheral blood smear Sickle cells, target cells diffuse basophilia Liver function tests Total bilirubin Conjugated BR LDH Total protein Albumin ALP, ALT, AST, yGT Urea and electrolytes Normal Iron studies Serum iron Transferrin % saturation Serum ferritin Other Haptoglobin Direct Coombs CRP Full blood count 19.
In the case of our patient, the diagnosis of Sezary syndrome was excluded because laboratory tests did not confirm the pres-ence of Sezary cells in the peripheral blood smear, only lympho-cytes with a similar morphology, whose numbers were continu-ally oscillating.
As a gesture of our thanks for their meeting with us, he presented a continuing education session in their facilities on the subject of peripheral blood smear interpretations.
Peripheral blood smear was studied using Leishman's stain whereas nasal smear was studied by Haematoxylin and Eosin (H & E) stain.
On microscopic examination of the peripheral blood smear (Fig.
A peripheral blood smear revealed a normal myeloid lineage with small to medium size lymphocytes.
The gold standard for the diagnosis of malaria is the Giemsa staining of the peripheral blood smear.
A peripheral blood smear showed scattered target and sickle cells, rare nucleated red cells, and mild anisopoikilocytosis.
Polymicrobial candidaemia revealed by peripheral blood smear and chromogenic medium.
Because of thrombocytopenia, a peripheral blood smear was examined, revealing spirochetes diagnostic of TBRE Her transient hypotension was attributed to a Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction (JHR).
Sometimes parasites cannot be found in peripheral blood smear from patients with malaria, but malaria pigment may be seen in circulating phagocytic leucocytes.
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