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Mean corpuscular volume

mean corpuscular volume

The average volume of red cells, calculated from the haematocrit and the red cell count, in erythrocyte indices.


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Re: Mean corpuscular volume differences

Interesting Whithout the time to graph data, check taxonomy and make statistics my first gess is: 1) Deep divers such as dolphins, whales and seals have high MCV. This may well be related to the need to store oxigen when diving. However some kind of balance must exist between cell size and number of...

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by marquitosgm
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:31 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mean corpuscular volume differences
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Mean corpuscular volume differences

... which lists the Mean Corpuscular Volume for various mammals. My question, why does the MCV vary between ...

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by poiknik
Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:44 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mean corpuscular volume differences
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