blood crisis


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blood cri·sis

1. the appearance of a large number of nucleated red blood cells in the peripheral blood, accompanied by reticulocytosis and occurring in "exhausted" bone marrow in pernicious anemia and in hemolytic icterus;
2. a suddenly appearing leukocytosis, indicating a change for the better in the course of a grave blood disease.

blood crisis

The sudden appearance of large numbers of immature nucleated red cells in the circulating BLOOD.
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