hemoconcentration

hemoconcentration

[hee-muh-kon-suhn-trey-shuhn, hem-uh-]
noun
an increase in the concentration of cellular elements in the blood, resulting from loss of plasma.

Origin:
1935–40; hemo- + concentration

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hemoconcentration he·mo·con·cen·tra·tion (hē'mō-kŏn'sən-trā'shən)
n.
A decrease in plasma volume resulting in an increase in the concentration of red blood cells in blood.

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