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orthocytosis

Pronunciation: or'tho-si-to'sis

Definition: A condition in which all of the cellular elements in the circulating blood are mature forms, irrespective of the proportions of various types and total numbers.

[ortho- + G. kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

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