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ESR

abbreviation

Medical Definition of ESR

  1. erythrocyte sedimentation rate The ESR is the speed of red cell settling in a graduated tube of fresh whole blood.—Paul G. Donohue, The Springfield (Massachusetts) Union-News, 30 Aug. 1993


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