haemoconcentration


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haemoconcentration

he·mo·con·cen·tra·tion

(hē'mō-kon'sĕn-trā'shŭn)
Decrease in the volume of plasma in relation to the number of red blood cells; increase in the concentration of red blood cells in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): haemoconcentration.

haemoconcentration

Thickening of the blood from loss of plasma or water. This occurs in dehydration and after severe burns.

haemoconcentration

decrease in the volume of plasma relative to the volume of cells in the blood (increase in haematocrit). Consequence of dehydration.
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