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erythroblastosis

[ih-rith-roh-bla-stoh-sis] /ɪˌrɪθ roʊ blæˈstoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
the presence of erythroblasts in the blood.
2.
Also called erythroblastosis fetalis
[fi-tal-is] /fɪˈtæl ɪs/ (Show IPA),
erythroblastosis neonatorum
[nee-uh-nuh-tawr-uh m, -tohr-] /ˌni ə nəˈtɔr əm, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
. this condition in the fetus or newborn, usually caused by an Rh incompatibility between mother and baby.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; erythroblast + -osis
Related forms
erythroblastotic
[ih-rith-roh-bla-stot-ik] /ɪˌrɪθ roʊ blæˈstɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for erythroblastosis neonatorum

erythroblastosis

/ɪˌrɪθrəʊblæˈstəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
the abnormal presence of erythroblasts in the circulating blood
2.
Also called erythroblastosis fetalis. an anaemic blood disease of a fetus or newborn child, characterized by erythroblasts in the circulating blood: caused by a blood incompatibility between mother and fetus
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erythroblastosis neonatorum in Medicine

erythroblastosis e·ryth·ro·blas·to·sis (ĭ-rĭth'rō-blā-stō'sĭs)
n. pl. e·ryth·ro·blas·to·ses (-sēz)
The abnormal presence of erythroblasts in the blood.

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