[hee-moh-sahy-tom-i-ter, hem-oh-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
an instrument for counting blood cells.

1875–80; hemo- + cyto- + -meter

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haemocytometer, (US) haemacytometer, (US) hemocytometer or (US) hemacytometer (ˌhiːməʊsaɪˈtɒmɪtə)
med an apparatus for counting the number of cells in a quantity of blood, typically consisting of a graduated pipette for drawing and diluting the blood and a ruled glass slide on which the cells are counted under a microscope
haemacytometer, (US) haemacytometer, (US) hemocytometer or (US) hemacytometer
hemocytometer, (US) haemacytometer, (US) hemocytometer or (US) hemacytometer
hemacytometer, (US) haemacytometer, (US) hemocytometer or (US) hemacytometer

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hemocytometer he·mo·cy·tom·e·ter (hē'mō-sī-tŏm'ĭ-tər)
An instrument for counting the blood cells in a measured volume of blood. Also called hemacytometer.

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It is a good practice to place the hemocytometer in the microscope stage and get familiar with the focusing mechanism.
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