volume index

n.

An index representing the relative size of red blood cells, equal to the percentage of hematocrit that is normal divided by the percentage of red blood cells that are normal.

Nearby words

  1. voltmeter,
  2. volturno,
  3. volturnus,
  4. voluble,
  5. volume,
  6. volume unit,
  7. volume velocity,
  8. volumed,
  9. volumeter,
  10. volumetric


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