packed-cell volume
(PCV), volume of packed red cells (VPRC) hematocrit.

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  • packed cell volume — noun the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit • Syn: ↑hematocrit, ↑haematocrit • Hypernyms: ↑ratio …   Useful english dictionary

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