hemoconcentration

[ hee-muh-kon-suhn-trey-shuhn, hem-uh- ]
/ ˌhi məˌkɒn sənˈtreɪ ʃən, ˌhɛm ə- /

noun

an increase in the concentration of cellular elements in the blood, resulting from loss of plasma.

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Origin of hemoconcentration

First recorded in 1935–40; hemo- + concentration
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Medical definitions for hemoconcentration

hemoconcentration
[ hē′mō-kŏn′sən-trāshən ]

n.

A decrease in plasma volume resulting in an increase in the concentration of red blood cells in blood.
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