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Medical Term:

Arneth index

Pronunciation: ahr-net'

Definition: an expression based on adding the percentages of polymorphonuclear neutrophils with one or two lobes in their nuclei, plus one half the percentage with three lobes; the normal value is 60%.

See Also: Arneth formula, Arneth count

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