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hemocytometer

[hee-moh-sahy-tom-i-ter, hem-oh-] /ˌhi moʊ saɪˈtɒm ɪ tər, ˌhɛm oʊ-/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
an instrument for counting blood cells.
Also, hemacytometer.
Origin of hemocytometer
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; hemo- + cyto- + -meter
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hemocytometer he·mo·cy·tom·e·ter (hē'mō-sī-tŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for counting the blood cells in a measured volume of blood. Also called hemacytometer.

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