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- 1. hematocrit, haematocrit, packed cell volume, ratio
- usage: the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
- 2. hematocrit, haematocrit, measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device, centrifuge, extractor, separator
- usage: a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
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