Meaning of POLYCYTHEMIA in English

POLYCYTHEMIA

transcription, транскрипция: [ -(ˌ)sī-ˈthē-mē-ə ]

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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