polycythemia

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  • IPA(key): /ˌpɒlɪsaɪˈθiːmɪə/

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polycythemia (countable and uncountable, plural polycythemias)

  1. (medicine) A rare disorder in which the bone marrow produces an abnormally large amount of blood cells, often red blood cells.