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glossary:reticulocytosis [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||An elevation in the number of reticulocytes (young [[red blood cells]]) in blood, a sign of unusually rapid red blood [[cell]] production. The number of reticulocytes is normally less than 1% of the total number of the red blood cells. A higher proportion (above 1%) constitutes reticulocytosis.|