[hee-moh-sahy-tom-i-ter, hem-oh-] /ˌhi moʊ saɪˈtɒm ɪ tər, ˌhɛm oʊ-/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
an instrument for counting blood cells.

hemocytometer he·mo·cy·tom·e·ter (hē’mō-sī-tŏm’ĭ-tər)
An instrument for counting the blood cells in a measured volume of blood. Also called hemacytometer.


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