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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/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.
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Decreased temperature of body and blood along with increased levels of RBC, HGB, Ht, MCHC, and MCH induced hemoconcentration, both in 8--and 36-week-old rats.
Mean cell hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) was used to evaluate the degree of red blood cell swelling; a lower value of MCHC indicates swelling of red blood cells.
Table-I: Comparison of Mean of Age, Hemoglobin, MCV, MCHC and ferritin between the febrile seizure (case) and control groups.
* MCHC OR MCHC = (Hb in g/100 ml) * 100/PCV in 100 ml
The mean and SD values of haemoglobin, red blood cell count, MCV, MCH and MCHC of candidates with beta thalassemia trait are shown in table.
Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) receives funding from a number of sources including federal and state governments, individuals, corporations and foundation grants.
The use of haemoglobin levels and other traditional red cell indices, such as mean corpuscular volume (MCV), mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH), mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC) and red cell distribution width (RCDW), in screening for ID has also been recommended, because they are inexpensive and widely available.
It was pointed out that there were 206 primary health facilities in Sindh which include 138 RHC, 810 BHUs, 883 dispensaries, 89 MCHC, two homeopathic dispensaries, eight urban health centers, 44 unani shifa khana, and 42 maternity homes.