TITLE

polycythemia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1724
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "polycythemia" is presented. It refers to a medical condition which is characterized by excess of red blood cells. It is reported that polycythemia in case of newborn infants reflects hemoconcentration due to hypovolemia or prolonged intrauterine hypoxia or several other medical conditions.
ACCESSION #
21241504

 

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