a centrifuge for separating the cells of the blood from the plasma.
Also called hematocrit value. the ratio of the volume of red blood cells to a given volume of blood so centrifuged, expressed as a percentage.
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How to use hematocrit in a sentence
He got to the point where he could estimate his hematocrit level by the color of his blood.Lance Armstrong’s Teammate Tells All: ‘The Secret Race’ By Tyler Hamilton | The Daily Beast | September 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Scientific definitions for hematocrit
The percentage by volume of red blood cells in a given sample of blood after it has been spun in a centrifuge.
A centrifuge used to determine the relative volumes of blood cells and plasma in a given sample of blood.
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