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erythrokinetics

Pronunciation: e-rith'ro-ki-net'iks

Definition: A consideration of the kinetics of erythrocytes from their generation to destruction; erythrokinetic studies are sometimes made in cases of anemia to evaluate the balance between erythrocyte production and destruction.

[erythro- + G. kinesis, movement]

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