Definition of hemocytometer in US English:

hemocytometer

(also hemacytometer) (British haemocytometer)

noun

  • An instrument for visual counting of the number of cells in a blood sample or other fluid under a microscope.

    • ‘Total cell count was performed on a hemocytometer.’
    • ‘A small aliquot of cells was counted using a hemocytometer.’
    • ‘The cells were diluted, counted in a hemocytometer, and diluted to 10 cells/ml.’
    • ‘Total cell count was determined with a hemocytometer, and slides for differential cell counts were prepared with a cytocentrifuge.’
    • ‘The total cell count was measured in a hemocytometer, and the differential cell count was assessed from cytoprep slides.’

Pronunciation

hemocytometer

/ˌhēməsīˈtämədər/