hemoconcentration

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hemo- +‎ concentration

Noun[edit]

hemoconcentration (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) An increase in the amount of large molecules and other solid elements in the blood, as a result of a change in water balance.
    • 2015 July 6, “Changes in Serum Levels of Myokines and Wnt-Antagonists after an Ultramarathon Race”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0132478:
      We thus cannot exclude that the increase of follistatin immediately after the race at least in part was due to hemoconcentration.