hypercythemia

noun
hy·​per·​cy·​the·​mia
variants: or chiefly British hypercythaemia \ -​sī-​ˈthē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce hypercythemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypercythemia

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

Other Words from hypercythemia

hypercythemic or chiefly British hypercythaemic \ -​ˈthē-​mik How to pronounce hypercythemia (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypercythemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypercythemia. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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