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Related to erythrosis: erythrocytosis
1. reddish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes, as in polycythemia vera.
2. hyperplasia of the hematopoietic tissue.
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erythrosis(ĕr-ĭ-thrō′sĭs) [″ + osis, condition]
A reddish-purple discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes in polycythemia.
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