Medical Dictionary

erythrocytosis


erythrocytosis

noun eryth·ro·cy·to·sis \i-ˌrith-rə-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs\
plural eryth·ro·cy·to·ses \-ˈtō-ˌsēz\

Definition of ERYTHROCYTOSIS

:  an increase in the number of circulating red blood cells especially resulting from a known stimulus (as hypoxia)—compare polycythemia
March 03, 2015
thanatology Hear it
The study of death and grieving
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears