hemodilution

hemodilution

[hee-muh-di-loo-shuhn, -dahy-, hem-uh-]
noun
a decreased concentration of cells and solids in blood, usually caused by an influx of fluid.

Origin:
1935–40; hemo- + dilution

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hemodilution he·mo·di·lu·tion (hē'mō-dī-lōō'shən, -dĭ-)
n.
An increase in the volume of plasma, resulting in a reduced concentration of red blood cells in blood.

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