erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Definition: the rate of settling of red blood cells in anticoagulated blood; increased rates are often associated with anemia or inflammatory states.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.