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Price-Jones curve

noun \ ˈprīs-ˈjōnz- \

medical Definition of Price-Jones curve

:a graph of the frequency distribution of the diameters of red blood cells in a sample that has been smeared, stained, and magnified for direct observation and counting

Biographical Note for price-jones curve

  • Price–Jones, Cecil (1863–1943), British hematologist. Price-Jones developed in 1910 a method for the direct measurement of the diameters of red blood cells and for the recording of the results in the form of a graph that expressed their distribution in a stained sample. In 1924 he reported on anisocytosis in cases of pernicious anemia, and he published a study of the diameters of red blood cells in 1933.

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