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microhematocrit

noun mi·cro·he·mat·o·crit
variants: or chiefly British microhaematocrit play \-hi-ˈmat-ə-ˌkrit\

medical Definition of microhematocrit

1 :a procedure for determining the ratio of the volume of packed red blood cells to the volume of whole blood by centrifuging a minute quantity of blood in a capillary tube coated with heparin
2 :a hematocrit value obtained by microhematocrit
  • a microhematocrit of 37 percent

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