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Polycythemia rubra

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Definition

noun

A chronic form of polycythemia in which there is overproduction of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets due to an abnormality of the bone marrow.


Supplement

Polycythemia vera is a form of myeloproliferative disease, which means that the bone marrow is producing too many cells too quickly. It may evolve, although rarely, into acute leukemia.


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