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hemo- +‎ cyto- +‎ -meter

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hemocytometer (plural hemocytometers)

  1. A device used to count the number of blood cells in a volume of blood.
    • 1996, Joyce Carol Oates, “Snow after Easter”, in We Were the Mulvaneys, Plume, →ISBN, page 206:
      And helping to record data of such exacting minuteness, Patrick felt, as he often felt in the midst of such experiments, which were essentially the counting of microbe cells with a high-tech hemocytometer, as if he were an intruder into a world that, if he descended into it for a split second, would devour him rapaciously, reducing him to mere chemicals and a throbbing current called “life.”
    • 2012 July 24, Ulla Nordström Joensen et al., “Phthalate Excretion Pattern and Testicular Function: A Study of 881 Healthy Danish Men”, in Environmental Health Perspectives, volume 120, number 10, →DOI, →PMID:
      Semen volume was assessed by weight, and sperm concentration was determined using a Bürker-Türk hemocytometer (Paul Marienfeld GmbH & Co. KG, Lauda-Königshofen, Germany).
    • 2013 December, C. Q. Liu et al., “Study of Genetic Characteristics of In Vitro Culture and Intracellular Transduction of Exogenous Flurescent[sic] Proteins in Fibroblast Cell Line of Angora Goat”, in Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, volume 26, number 3, →ISSN, page 1508:
      Cell viability before freezing or after recovery was determined using a hemocytometer to enumerate 1000 cells by Trypan Blue vital stain method (Qi et al., 2007).

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