sedimentation rate


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sedimentation rate

[‚sed·ə·mən′tā·shən ‚rāt]
(pathology)
The rate at which red blood cells settle out of anticoagulated blood.
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Shellfish aquaculture is growing worldwide and previous studies of environmental impacts of shellfish farming have shown a variety of effects on sedimentation rates (Grant et al.
ICSH recommendation for measurement of erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
Although we were unable to detect differences in sedimentation rates between coasts with our data, we think this is also a worthwhile avenue for future investigation.
3]), U is the sedimentation rate (in cm/y, y = year), [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is the diffusion coefficient of [O.
1986) attempted to estimate the age of the top of the Blanchetown Clay by extrapolation upwards of sedimentation rates based on the magnetostratigraphy of underlying sediments.
Method comparison of automated systems for the erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
It is important to note that objective data, such as anemia or sedimentation rate, may not support subjective complaints of fatigue or pain.
Conversely, lecithin, elevated RBCs or WBCs, and albumin may slow the sedimentation rate.
ESR is the abbreviation for erythrocyte sedimentation rate, the rate at which red blood cells sink towards the bottom of a test tube.
This paper is to predict dominant factors influencing temporal sedimentation rates at Loagan Bunut Lake using a best-fit model of sedimentation rate and distance from Bunut River.
Blood samples obtained from the subjects at the beginning and end of the study were analyzed for plasma pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (the active form of vitamin B6), serum folate, and factors involved in inflammation, including C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-[alpha]).