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Hematocrit

"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.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hematocrit" by people in this website by year, and whether "Hematocrit" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 33 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2005
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