- erythrocyte indices
- the mean corpuscular volume, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration. Called also red blood cell indices and red cell indices.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate — Diagnostics A rack of ESR tubes. MeSH … Wikipedia
red blood cell indices — red cell indices erythrocyte indices … Medical dictionary
Complete blood count — A set values of the cellular (formed elements) of blood. These measurements are generally determined by specially designed machines that analyze the different components of blood in less than a minute. The values generally included are the… … Medical dictionary
index — 1. [NA] SYN: i. finger. 2. A guide, standard, indicator, symbol, or number denoting the relation in respect to size, capacity, or function, of one part or thing to another. SEE ALSO: quotient, r … Medical dictionary
Compound heterozygosity — in medical genetics is the condition of having two heterogeneous recessive alleles at a particular locus that can cause genetic disease in a heterozygous state. Compound heterozygosity reflects the diversity of the mutation base for many… … Wikipedia
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concentration — 1. A preparation made by extracting a crude drug, precipitating from the solution, and drying. 2. Increasing the amount of solute in a given volume of solution by evaporation of the solvent. 3. The quantity of a substance per unit … Medical dictionary
volume — Space occupied by matter, expressed usually in cubic millimeters, cubic centimeters, liters, etc. See water. SEE ALSO: capacity. [L. volumen, something rolled up, scroll, fr. volvo, to roll] atomic v. the atomic weight of an element divided by… … Medical dictionary
Mean corpuscular volume — The mean corpuscular volume, or mean cell volume (MCV), is a measure of the average red blood cell volume that is reported as part of a standard complete blood count. In patients with anemia, it is the MCV measurement that allows classification… … Wikipedia