Arneth index

noun
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Medical Definition of Arneth index

: an age classification of blood granulocytes and especially neutrophils that is based on the number of lobes of the nucleus with increasing lobulation regarded as indicative of increasing age — see shift to the left, shift to the right — compare schilling index

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“Arneth index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Arneth%20index. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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