Hematocrit meaning

hĭ-măt'ə-krĭt'
The percentage by volume of packed red blood cells in a given sample of blood after centrifugation.
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A centrifuge used to determine the volume of blood cells and plasma in a given sample of blood.
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A small centrifuge or its calibrated tube used to determine the relative volumes of blood cells and fluid in blood.
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The proportion of red blood cells to a volume of blood, as measured by a hematocrit.
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The percentage by volume of packed red blood cells in a given sample of blood after centrifugation.
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A centrifuge used to determine the volume of blood cells and plasma in a given sample of blood.
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The percentage by volume of red blood cells in a given sample of blood after it has been spun in a centrifuge.
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A centrifuge used to determine the relative volumes of blood cells and plasma in a given sample of blood.
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(medicine) The percentage (by volume) of packed red blood cells in a centrifuged sample of blood.
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(medicine) A centrifuge used to analyze the relative amount of red blood cells and plasma in blood.
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Origin of hematocrit

  • hemato– Greek kritēs judge (from krīnein to judge krei- in Indo-European roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition