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rhestocythemia

Pronunciation: res'to-si-the'me-a

Definition: An obsolete term for the presence of broken-down red blood cells in the peripheral circulation.

[G. rhaio, to destroy, + kytos, a hollow (a cell), + haima, blood]

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