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erythrocytosis

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

Medical Definition of erythrocytosis

plural

erythrocytoses

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


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