oligocythemia


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oligocythemia

 [ol″ĭ-go-si-the´me-ah]
deficiency of the cellular elements of the blood. adj., adj oligocythe´mic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

oligocythaemia

An obsolete term for:
(1) A reduction in red cells (erythrocytes) in the peripheral circulation; anaemia. 
(2) A reduction in all cells in the peripheral circulation; pancytopenia.
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