Arneth index

noun

Ar·​neth index ˈär-ˌnet- How to pronounce Arneth index (audio)
: 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 24 Feb. 2024.

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