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haematocrit

/ˈhɛmətəʊkrɪt; ˈhiː-/
noun
1.
a centrifuge for separating blood cells from plasma
2.
Also called packed cell volume. the ratio of the volume occupied by these cells, esp the red cells, to the total volume of blood, expressed as a percentage
Word Origin
C20: from haemato- + Greek kritēs judge, from krinein to separate
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