HyperDic: packed_cells

English > 1 sense of the expression packed cells:
NOUNbodypacked cellsa preparation of blood cells separated from the liquid plasma
English > packed cells: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA preparation of blood cells separated from the liquid plasma.
Example"packed cells are given to severely anemic patients in order to avoid overloading the circulatory system with too much fluid"
Broaderblood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscleEither of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets

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