Schilling index

noun

Schil·​ling index ˈshil-iŋ- How to pronounce Schilling index (audio)
: an age classification of blood neutrophils which is based on increasing irregularity or lobulation of the nucleus and in which the classes are myelocytes, metamyelocytes, band forms, and mature neutrophils having nuclei with two or more lobes compare arneth index

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“Schilling index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Schilling%20index. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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