HyperDic: haematocrit

English > 2 senses of the word haematocrit:
NOUNrelationhaematocrit, hematocrit, packed cell volumethe ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
artifacthaematocrit, hematocrita measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
English > haematocrit: 2 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit.
Synonymshematocrit, packed cell volume
BroaderratioThe relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
Spanishhematocrito
Catalanhematòcrit
English > haematocrit: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood.
Synonymhematocrit
Broadercentrifuge, extractor, separatorAn apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring deviceinstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something

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