Meaning of erythroblastosis in English:


Pronunciation /ɪˌrɪθrə(ʊ)blasˈtəʊsɪs/


mass noun
  • 1Medicine
    The abnormal presence of erythroblasts in the blood.

    ‘However, the clinical significance of peripheral erythroblastosis after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) has not been evaluated.’
    • ‘The infected mice developed erythroblastosis in the spleen typical of the early phase of Friend disease.’
    1. 1.1
      ‘Pathologic causes include disorders such as sepsis, rubella, toxoplasmosis, occult hemorrhage, and erythroblastosis fetalis.’
      • ‘Rhesus disease (also called erythroblastosis fetalis) is a blood disease caused by the incompatibility of Rh factors between a fetus and a mother's red blood cells.’