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deficiency of the cellular elements of the blood. adj., adj oligocythe´mic.
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oligocythaemiaAn 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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