Definition of Packed cell volume
1. Noun. The ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit.
Medical Definition of Packed cell volume
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Literary usage of Packed cell volume
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"The results of the packed cell volume determinations have been set out in Fig. i. The worm counts are shown in the histograms of Fig. 2. ..."
2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"The packed cell volume was determined, and the cells were resuspended in growth medium at a concentration of 1/150 to 1/200 (v/v). ..."
3. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"In turkeys, 900 mg Ag/kg diet depressed growth, reduced packed cell volume, increased heart size, and caused gizzard musculature degeneration. ..."
4. Genes, Behavior, and the Social Environment: Moving Beyond the Nature by Lyla M. Hernandez, Dan G. Blazer (2006)
"... hemoglobin (Nagel and Steinberg, 2001) and higher packed cell volume (PCV), and lower mean corpuscular volume and reticulocyte counts (Steinberg, 2005). ..."