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concentration

 [kon″sen-tra´shun]
1. increase in strength by evaporation.
2. the ratio of the mass or volume of a solute to the mass or volume of the solution or solvent.
3. intense mental focus.
hydrogen ion concentration see hydrogen ion concentration.
mass concentration the mass of a constituent substance divided by the volume of the mixture, as milligrams per liter (mg/l).
mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) the average hemoglobin concentration in erythrocytes, conventionally expressed in “per cent,” meaning grams per deciliter of red blood cells, obtained by dividing the blood hemoglobin concentration (in g/dl) by the hematocrit (in l/l): MCHC = Hb/Hct.
minimal alveolar concentration (MAC) the concentration of anesthetic that at a pressure of 1 atmosphere produces immobility in 50 per cent of subjects exposed to a noxious stimulus.
minimal bactericidal concentration (MBC) the lowest concentration of a given antibiotic required to kill a specific organism.
minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) the lowest concentration of a given antibiotic that inhibits the growth of a specific organism.
molar concentration the concentration of a substance expressed in terms of molarity.
concentration test a test of renal function based on the patient's ability to concentrate urine; see also fishberg concentration test.

MCHC

MCHC

mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration.

MCHC

MCHC

Mean corpuscular/cell haemoglobin concentration. The amount of haemoglobin in an average-sized erythrocyte. MCHC is a value derived on automated (e.g., Coulter) cell counters from measured parameters.
 
Ref range
31–36 g/dl.

MCHC

Mean corpuscular/cell hemoglobin concentration A value derived on automated cell counters from measured parameters Ref range 31-36 g/dl

MCHC

Abbreviation for mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration.

Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC)

The measurement of the average concentration of hemoglobin in a red blood cell.

MCHC

Abbreviation for mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration.

MCHC,

MCHC

mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, an expression of the average percentage hemoglobin concentration obtained by multiplying the hemoglobin in grams by 100 and dividing by the hematocrit determination.
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1c]; MCH, mean corpuscular hemoglobin; MCV, mean corpuscularvolume; MCHC, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration; JDS, Japan Diabetes Society; NGSP, National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; eAG, estimated average glucose; JDS/JSCC, Japanese Diabetes Society and Japanese Society for Clinical Chemistry; NGSP, US National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program.
As compared to the Western study, MCHC mean values were lower than that observed in 6 month, 9 month and one year age groups.
On post-hoc tests, mean values of MCHC in groups V and VI were significantly higher compared to group I.
IMS is one of the vendors awarded a contract in the MCHC CHIN, and also has a network already established in Illinois.
The program will use evidence-based curriculums and recruit participants via referrals from MCHC physicians and liaisons with schools, Head Start, public housing and churches.
18] In our study, MCH and MCHC values were within limits or on borderline in both the groups.
The reduction in levels of TEC, Hb, PCV, MCV, MCH, and MCHC are other concordant hematological alterations observed in the groups where lead acetate was administered, [25,26] resulting in microcytic hypochromic anemia.
The project, an outgrowth of a 2014 neighborhood improvement plan, was made possible through $650,000 in ongoing annual funding for MCHC from the Health Resources and Services Administration to open a clinic on the West Side.
Hemoglobin is the only hematology parameter with an international reference material, whereas other parameters such as RBC, hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, and platelets have reference methods only.
Anemia with reduced levels of Hb, TEC and MCHC as well as lymphocytopenia may be due to infection affects soft tissue such as lymphnodes.
A Interference with routine hemoglobin determinations may be suspected when the MCH and/or MCHC appear unlikely and can occur when lipid levels are elevated (lipemia).