"Hematocrit" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The volume of packed RED BLOOD CELLS in a blood specimen. The volume is measured by centrifugation in a tube with graduated markings, or with automated blood cell counters. It is an indicator of erythrocyte status in disease. For example, ANEMIA shows a low value; POLYCYTHEMIA, a high value.
- Packed Red-Cell Volume
- Packed Red Cell Volume
- Packed Red-Cell Volumes
- Red-Cell Volume, Packed
- Red-Cell Volumes, Packed
- Volume, Packed Red-Cell
- Volumes, Packed Red-Cell
- Erythrocyte Volume, Packed
- Erythrocyte Volumes, Packed
- Packed Erythrocyte Volume
- Packed Erythrocyte Volumes
- Volume, Packed Erythrocyte
- Volumes, Packed Erythrocyte
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Hematocrit".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Hematocrit".
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