hemacytometer

noun he·ma·cy·tom·e·ter \ ˌhē-mə-sī-ˈtä-mə-tər \

Definition of hemacytometer

:an instrument for counting blood cells

First Known Use of hemacytometer

1877


Medical Dictionary

hemacytometer

noun he·ma·cy·tom·e·ter
variants: or chiefly British haemacytometer play \ˌhē-mə-sī-ˈtäm-ət-ər\

medical Definition of hemacytometer

:an instrument for counting blood cells called also erythrocytometer, hemocytometer

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