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Erythrocyte volume fraction

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Definition

noun

The proportion of blood occupied by red blood cells, usually expressed as a percentage of the total blood volume, and measured using hematocrit.


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An average (normal) value in men is 46% and in women is 38%.


Abbreviation: EVF.

Synonym: packed cell volume (PCV), hematocrit.