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hemodilution

[ hee-muh-di-loo-shuhn, -dahy-, hem-uh- ]
/ ˌhi mə dɪˈlu ʃən, -daɪ-, ˌhɛm ə- /
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noun

a decreased concentration of cells and solids in blood, usually caused by an influx of fluid.

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Origin of hemodilution

First recorded in 1935–40; hemo- + dilution
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Medical definitions for hemodilution

hemodilution
[ hē′mō-dī-lōōshən, -dĭ- ]

n.

An increase in the volume of plasma, resulting in a reduced concentration of red blood cells in blood.
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