NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,989 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- erythroid dysplasia
- listen (eh-RITH-royd dis-PLAY-zhuh)
- A condition in which immature red blood cells (erythroid cells) in the bone marrow are abnormal in size, shape, organization, and/or number. Erythroid dysplasia may be caused by vitamin deficiency or chemotherapy, or it may be a sign of refractory anemia, which is a myelodysplastic syndrome. Also called erythrodysplasia.