HyperDic: esr

English > 2 senses of the word ESR:
NOUNtimeESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, sedimentation rate, sed ratethe rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions
actESR, electron spin resonance, electron paramagnetic resonancemicrowave spectroscopy in which there is resonant absorption of radiation by a paramagnet
English > ESR: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions; a high rate usually indicates the presence of inflammation.
Synonymserythrocyte sedimentation rate, sedimentation rate, sed rate
BroaderrateA magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
Catalanvelocitat de sedimentació globular
English > ESR: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningmicrowave spectroscopy in which there is resonant absorption of radiation by a paramagnet.
Synonymselectron spin resonance, electron paramagnetic resonance
Broadermicrowave spectroscopyThe use of spectroscopy to study atomic or molecular resonances in the microwave spectrum
Catalanressonància paramagnètica electrònica

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