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Ayerza's disease

[ ə-yûrsəz, ä-yĕr- ]
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n.

A condition resembling erythremia but resulting from primary pulmonary arteriosclerosis or primary pulmonary hypertension, characterized by chronic cyanosis, chronic dyspnea, and enlargement of the liver and spleen.

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