Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of ERYTHROCYTOSIS

:  an increase in the number of circulating red blood cells especially resulting from a known stimulus (as hypoxia)—compare polycythemia


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