hemocytometer

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hemocytometer

[‚hē·mə‚sī′täm·əd·ər]
(pathology)
A specifically designed, ruled and calibrated glass slide used with a microscope to count red and white blood cells. Also spelled hemacytometer.
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Daily algae culture density was determined before feeding, with cell counts obtained using a hematocytometer.
In the past few decades, automated hematology analyzers have replaced manual hematocytometer blood-cell counts with increased reliability, precision, and accuracy.