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he•mat•o•crit



Pronunciation: (hi-mat'u-krit), [key]
n.
1. a centrifuge for separating the cells of the blood from the plasma.
2. Also called hemat'ocrit val"ue. the ratio of the volume of red blood cells to a given volume of blood so centrifuged, expressed as a percentage.

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