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hemodilution

[hee-muh-di-loo-shuh n, -dahy-, hem-uh-]
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noun
  1. 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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hemodilution in Medicine

hemodilution

(hē′mō-dī-lōōshən, -dĭ-)
n.
  1. An increase in the volume of plasma, resulting in a reduced concentration of red blood cells in blood.
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