counting chamber


A standardized glass slide used for counting cells, especially red blood cells and white blood cells, and other particulate material in a measured volume of fluid; a hemocytometer.

Nearby words

  1. counterweight,
  2. counterword,
  3. counterwork,
  4. countess,
  5. counting,
  6. counting house,
  7. counting number,
  8. counting room,
  9. countless,
  10. countlessly

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