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erythremia er·y·thre·mi·a (ěr’ə-thrē’mē-ə)
A chronic form of polycythemia of unknown cause, characterized by an increase in blood volume and red blood cells, bone marrow hyperplasia, redness or cyanosis of the skin, and enlargment of the spleen. Also called Osler’s disease, Osler-Vaquez disease, polycythemia rubra, polycythemia vera, Vaquez disease.


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