Meaning of POLYCYTHEMIA VERA in English

POLYCYTHEMIA VERA

transcription, транскрипция: [ -ˈvir-ə ]

noun

Etymology: New Latin, true polycythemia

Date: circa 1925

: polycythemia of unknown cause that is characterized by increase in total blood volume and accompanied by nosebleed, distension of the circulatory vessels, and enlargement of the spleen — called also erythremia

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