mean corpuscular volume

noun

Medical Definition of mean corpuscular volume

: the volume of the average red blood cell in a given blood sample that is found by multiplying the hematocrit by 10 and dividing by the estimated number of red blood cells abbreviation MCV

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“Mean corpuscular volume.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mean%20corpuscular%20volume. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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