Definition of hemocytometer in English:


Syllabification: he·mo·cy·tom·e·ter
Pronunciation: /ˌhēməsīˈtämitər
(also hemacytometer
, British haemocytometer)


  • An instrument for visual counting of the number of cells in a blood sample or other fluid under a microscope.
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    • Total cell count was performed on a hemocytometer.
    • Total cell count was determined with a hemocytometer, and slides for differential cell counts were prepared with a cytocentrifuge.
    • The total cell count was measured in a hemocytometer, and the differential cell count was assessed from cytoprep slides.

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