- A condition characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood.erythrocythemia hypercythemia hypererythrocythemia hyperglobulia
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Increase of red corpuscles, or polycythemia, is unimportant.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd