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[ zātə-krĭt′ ]


Vertical centrifugation of blood in capillary tubes allowing controlled compaction and dispersion of the red blood cells.

Nearby words

zinc green, zinc ointment, zinc oxide, zinc phosphide, zinc stearate, zetacrit, zinc sulfide, zinc sulphate, zinc white, zinc-65, zincate
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