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Erythremic myelosis

erythremic myelosis er·y·threm·ic myelosis (ěr’ə-thrěm’ĭk, -thrē’mĭk)
A neoplastic process involving the erythropoietic tissue, characterized by anemia, irregular fever, splenomegaly, hepatomegaly, hemorrhagic disorders, and the presence of numerous erythroblasts in all stages of maturation in the circulating blood.


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