Medical Dictionary

hypercythemia

noun hy·per·cy·the·mia
variants: or chiefly British hypercythaemia play \-sī-ˈthē-mē-ə\

medical Definition of hypercythemia

:the presence of an excess of red blood cells in the blood :polycythemia

hypercythemic

or chiefly British hypercythaemic play \-ˈthē-mik\ adjective

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