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ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) n. the rate at which red blood cells (erythrocytes) settle out of suspension in blood plasma, measured under standardized conditions. The ESR increases in rheumatic diseases, chronic infections, and malignant disease, and thus provides a valuable screening test for these conditions.

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