eryth·​ro·​cy·​to·​sis i-ˌrith-rə-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce erythrocytosis (audio)
plural erythrocytoses -ˈtō-ˌsēz How to pronounce erythrocytosis (audio)
: an increase in the number of circulating red blood cells especially resulting from a known stimulus (as hypoxia) compare polycythemia

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“Erythrocytosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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