Meaning of POLYCYTHEMIA in English

POLYCYTHEMIA

n.

Pronunciation: -( ˌ )s ī - ' th ē -m ē - ə

Function: noun

Etymology: New Latin, from poly- + cyt- + -hemia

Date: circa 1857

: a condition marked by an abnormal increase in the number of circulating red blood cells specifically : POLYCYTHEMIA VERA

– poly · cy · the · mic \ -mik \ adjective

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