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microhematocrit

noun mi·cro·he·mat·o·crit
variants: or chiefly British

microhaematocrit

\-hi-ˈmat-ə-ˌkrit\play

Medical Definition of microhematocrit

  1. 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. 2:  a hematocrit value obtained by microhematocrit a microhematocrit of 37 percent


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