polycythemia


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Related to polycythemia: polycythemia vera, secondary polycythemia

pol·y·cy·the·mi·a

 (pŏl′ē-sī-thē′mē-ə)
n.
A condition marked by an abnormally large number of red blood cells in the circulatory system.

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Noun1.polycythemia - a disorder characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
Translations

pol·y·cy·the·mi·a

n. policitemia, aumento excesivo de glóbulos rojos;
___ rubra___ vera secundaria, ___ vera;
primary ______ primaria.

polycythemia

n policitemia; — vera policitemia vera
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