blood-sedimentation rate

vitesse de sédimentation globulaire

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  • Sedimentation rate — A blood test that detects and monitors inflammation in the body. It measures the rate at which red blood cells (RBCs) in a test tube separate from blood serum over time, becoming sediment in the bottom of the test tube. The sedimentation rate… …   Medical dictionary

  • sedimentation rate — noun the rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions; a high rate usually indicates the presence of inflammation • Syn: ↑erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ↑ESR, ↑sed rate • Hypernyms: ↑rate * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • sedimentation rate — The distance red blood cells travel in one hour in a sample of blood as they settle to the bottom of a test tube. The sedimentation rate is increased in inflammation, infection, cancer, rheumatic diseases, and diseases of the blood and bone… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • sedimentation rate — n. blood test carried out to see if there is an inflammation in the body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate — Diagnostics A rack of ESR tubes. MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate — ESR. The distance red blood cells travel in one hour in a sample of blood as they settle to the bottom of a test tube. The sedimentation rate is increased in inflammation, infection, cancer, rheumatic diseases, and diseases of the blood and bone… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate — noun the rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions; a high rate usually indicates the presence of inflammation • Syn: ↑ESR, ↑sedimentation rate, ↑sed rate • Hypernyms: ↑rate …   Useful english dictionary

  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate — (ESR) the rate at which erythrocytes precipitate out from a well mixed specimen of venous blood, measured by the distance the top of the column of erythrocytes falls in a given time interval under specified conditions; an increase in rate is… …   Medical dictionary

  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate — noun The rate at which red blood cells precipitate in an hour; a screening test used to test for various conditions. Abbreviated as ESR …   Wiktionary

  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate — laboratory blood test …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Westergren erythrocyte sedimentation rate — Wes·ter·gren erythrocyte sedimentation rate ves tər grən n sedimentation rate of red blood cells determined by the Westergren method called also Westergren sedimentation rate Westergren Alf Vilhelm (1891 1968) Swedish physician. In 1921 in an… …   Medical dictionary

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