hemoconcentration


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hemoconcentration

 [he″mo-kon″sen-tra´shun]
increase in the proportion of formed elements in the blood, as a result of a decrease in its fluid content.

he·mo·con·cen·tra·tion

(hē'mō-kon'sen-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.

hemoconcentration

/he·mo·con·cen·tra·tion/ (-kon″sen-tra´shun) decrease of the fluid content of the blood, with increased concentration of formed elements.

hemoconcentration

[-kon′səntrā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, haima + L, cum, together with, centrum, center
an increase in the number of red blood cells resulting from either a decrease in plasma volume or increased production of erythrocytes. Also spelled 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.

hemoconcentration

increase in the proportion of formed elements in the blood, as a result of a decrease in its fluid content, e.g. in clinical dehydration.
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