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color index

An outmoded method of expressing the amount of hemoglobin present in each red cell.
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index

pl. indexes, indices [L.] the numerical ratio of measurement of any part in comparison with a fixed standard.

index case
the first case of a disease in a group to be brought to the attention of the clinician.
Color index
a publication of the Society of Dyers and Colorists and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, containing an extensive list of dyes and dye intermediates. Each chemically distinct compound is identified by a specific number, the CI number, avoiding the confusion of trivial names used for dyes in the dye industry. The Royal Horticultural Society, London, produces a similar document to aid in the identification of flower colors.
erythrocyte i's
see erythrocyte indices.
index Medicus
a monthly publication of the National Library of Medicine, in which the world's leading biomedical literature is indexed by author and subject.
opsonic index
a measure of opsonic activity determined by the ratio of the number of microorganisms phagocytized by normal leukocytes in the presence of serum from an animal infected by the microorganism, to the number phagocytized in serum from a normal animal.
phagocytic index
the average number of bacteria ingested per leukocyte of the patient's blood.
production index
a method of expressing production compared with a potential or target.
refractive index
the refractive power of a medium compared with that of air (assumed to be 1).
therapeutic index
originally, the ratio of the maximum tolerated dose to the minimum curative dose; now defined as the ratio of the median lethal dose (LD50) to the median effective dose (ED50). It is used in assessing the safety of a drug.
index Veterinarius
a periodic listing of all publications in the veterinary literature by the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, United Kingdom. Also available on on-line data search.
vital index
the ratio of births to deaths within a given time in a population.
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2] absorber; ***LE: low ethylene; *** RCI: red color index (1-0-25%; 2-26-50%; 3-51-75% and 4-76-100% with red pigmented fruit surface).
The fruits harvested at S4 degree of maturity (100% orange fruit and dry brown calyx) show higher values in terms of ethylene production, weight loss, color index, soluble solids and maturity ratio.
At 10 g/l of sorbent, the purification degree in terms of color index is 63%, and the specific activity of pectinase increases to 97.
5-3 HD-27 100 -- -- -- 3 HD-29 100 -- -- -- 3 HD-32 85 15 -- -- 3 HD-45 100 -- -- -- 3 HD-50 100 -- -- -- -- * SCI--Spore Color Index Table 3.
The changes in visual appearance expressed as flesh color index (FCI) of longan fruits during storage period were observed and results are showed in Fig.
This volume contains the latest research from recent doctoral graduates in physical chemistry and includes a color index.
The color index of refrigerated Physalis juice throughout 6 months of storage increased significantly (p<0.
A color index, following standard procedures (Chen and Chou, 1993) termed simply "color" in this paper was determined from the following:
Two high-fastness grades of DPP-based pigments are available in Color Index Pigment Red 254.