erythrosis

noun
er·​y·​thro·​sis | \ ˌer-ə-ˈthrō-səs How to pronounce erythrosis (audio) \
plural erythroses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce erythroses (audio) \

Medical Definition of erythrosis

1 : a red or purplish color of the skin (as of the face) resulting from vascular congestion (as in polycythemia) : plethora
2 : a hyperplastic condition of tissues that form red blood cells

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“Erythrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/erythrosis. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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