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Related to polycythemia: polycythemia vera, secondary polycythemia


adjective accessory, alternative, ancillary, auxiliary, collateral, contingency, derived, following, indirect, inferior, junior, less important, lesser, minor, subaltern, subordinate, subsequent, subsidiary, substitute, unessential, unimportant, vicarious
Associated concepts: secondary boycott, secondary evidence, secondary liability
See also: ancillary, circumstantial, collateral, contributory, deputy, derivative, extrinsic, immaterial, incidental, inferior, insignificant, minor, null, pendent, peripheral, plenipotentiary, replacement, slight, subaltern, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary, succedaneum, supplementary, unessential

SECONDARY, construction. That which comes after the first, which is primary: as, the primary law of, nations the secondary law of nations.

SECONDARY, English law. An officer who is second or next to the chief officer; as secondaries to the prothonotaries of the courts of king's bench, or common pleas; secondary of the remembrancer in the exchequer, &c. Jacob, L. D. h.t.

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In the current study, researchers at NIHs Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development fed a diet containing Tempol to mice with Chuvash polycythemia.
Symptomatic secondary polycythemia induced by anti-VEGF therapy for the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma: A case series and review.
Then, the rats were equally divided into four groups: Control group, curcumin-treated group, EPO-induced polycythemia group, and curcumin + EPO-induced polycythemia group.
Cases of apparent polycythemia with history of dehydration and/or on diuretic therapy were excluded.
TET2 mutations and their clinical correlates in polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia and myelofibrosis.
Prolonged stay at high altitude leads to pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular hypertrophy, secondary polycythemia, finger clubbing, cyanosis and signs of right heart failure diagnosed as sub acute mountain sickness or chronic mountain sickness depending upon duration of stay and extent of changes13.
Non-thrombotic dural sinus opacification is a sign of increased blood viscosity in patients with congenital heart disease, hemoconcentration states, polycythemia of the new-born, and polycythemia rubra vera.
Successful removal of hemangioma of lung followed by disapperance of polycythemia.
As model genes, the researchers used JAK2, a gene that when mutated causes a bone marrow disorder known as polycythemia vera; SERP1NA1, a gene that when mutated causes alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency, an inherited disorder that may cause lung and liver disease; and AAVS1, a gene that's been recently discovered to be a "safe harbor" in the human genome for inserting foreign genes.
A JAK2 mutation also shows up in people with polycythemia vera, a disease marked by a high red blood cell count.
The warning applies to all users of testosterone, in addition to those with polycythemia, a disorder characterized by production of excessive red blood cells.