erythrosis

noun

er·​y·​thro·​sis ˌer-ə-ˈthrō-səs How to pronounce erythrosis (audio)
plural erythroses -ˌsēz How to pronounce erythrosis (audio)
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 24 Jul. 2024.

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