erythrocyte sedimentation rate definition

  • noun:
    • The price of which purple bloodstream cells precipitate in one hour; a screening test familiar with test for assorted problems. Abbreviated as ESR.
    • the rate from which purple blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized problems; increased rate usually indicates the current presence of infection

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