polycythemia definition

  • noun:
    • a disorder marked by an abnormally multitude of purple bloodstream cells in the circulatory system.
    • A rare disorder in which the bone tissue marrow produces an abnormally massive amount blood cells, often red blood cells.
    • overabundance purple corpuscles within the bloodstream.
    • a disorder characterized by an abnormal escalation in the sheer number of red bloodstream cells in blood

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