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Polycythaemia

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polycythaemia

(Science: haematology)increasehaemoglobin contentof theblood,either because of areductioninplasma volumeor an increase inred cell numbers.The latter may be aresultabnormal proliferationof red cellprecursors(polycythaemia vera,Vaquezosler disease).



Origin: Gr.Haima = blood