[ hee-moh-sahy-tom-i-ter, hem-oh- ]
/ ˌhi moʊ saɪˈtɒm ɪ tər, ˌhɛm oʊ- /

noun Medicine/Medical.

an instrument for counting blood cells.

Origin of hemocytometer

First recorded in 1875–80; hemo- + cyto- + -meter
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for hemocytometer

Medicine definitions for hemocytometer


[ hē′mō-sī-tŏmĭ-tər ]


An instrument for counting the blood cells in a measured volume of blood.hemacytometer
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.