microhematocrit

noun

mi·​cro·​he·​mat·​o·​crit
variants or chiefly British microhaematocrit
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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“Microhematocrit.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microhematocrit. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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