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hemocytometer

[hee-moh-sahy-tom-i-ter, hem-oh-] /ˌhi moʊ saɪˈtɒm ɪ tər, ˌhɛm oʊ-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
an instrument for counting blood cells.
Also, hemacytometer.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; hemo- + cyto- + -meter
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Examples for hemocytometer
  • It is a good practice to place the hemocytometer in the microscope stage and get familiar with the focusing mechanism.
British Dictionary definitions for hemocytometer

haemocytometer

/ˌhiːməʊsaɪˈtɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
(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
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hemocytometer in Medicine

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

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