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Definition: Abnormal increase in the aggregate red cell mass of the blood.

Pronunciation: pol″e-si-the´me-ah

Body System: Cardiovascular

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: polycythemia

D45. Polycythemia vera
D75.1 Secondary polycythemia
P58.3 Neonatal jaundice due to polycythemia
P61.1 Polycythemia neonatorum
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