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macrocyte

noun mac·ro·cyte \ˈma-krə-ˌsīt\

Definition of MACROCYTE

:  an exceptionally large red blood cell occurring chiefly in anemias
mac·ro·cyt·ic \ˌma-krə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

Origin of MACROCYTE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1889
Medical Dictionary

macrocyte

noun mac·ro·cyte \ˈmak-rə-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of MACROCYTE

:  an exceptionally large red blood cell occurring chiefly in anemias (as pernicious anemia)—called also megalocyte

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