oligocythemia

noun
oli·​go·​cy·​the·​mia
variants: or chiefly British oligocythaemia \-​ˌsī-​ˈthē-​mē-​ə \

Medical Definition of oligocythemia 

: deficiency in the total number of red blood cells present in the body — compare anemia sense 1

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