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  • Why should streptococcus dissolve the red blood corpuscles of sheep more easily than those of rabbits?
  • He mixed the supernatant fluid from a centrifugated culture with a suspension of red blood corpuscles and placed it in the incubator.
  • But most of the processes were incomparably tedious: removing samples of the culture every six hours, making salt suspensions of corpuscles in small tubes, recording the results.
  • There were picturesque moments when, after centrifuging, the organisms lay in coiling cloudy masses at the bottoms of the tubes; or when the red corpuscles were completely dissolved and the opaque brick-red liquid turned to the color of pale wine.
  • He was an M.B. of Edinburgh; he had served in the African bush; he had had black-water fever and cholera and most other reasonable afflictions; and he had come to St. Hubert only to recover his red blood corpuscles and to disturb the unhappy Inchcape Jones.

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  • The test showed a high white corpuscle count.
  • So is the microscopic examination for blood corpuscles.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  --  A Study In Scarlet

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