packed red blood cells

noun plural

Medical Definition of packed red blood cells

: a concentrated preparation of red blood cells that is obtained from whole blood by removing the plasma (as by centrifugation) and is used in transfusion

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“Packed red blood cells.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/packed%20red%20blood%20cells. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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