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megaloblast

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noun meg·a·lo·blast \ˈme-gə-lō-ˌblast\

Definition of megaloblast

  1. :  a large erythroblast that appears in the blood especially in pernicious anemia

megaloblastic

play \ˌme-gə-lō-ˈblas-tik\ adjective


1890

First Known Use of megaloblast

1890


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megaloblast

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noun meg·a·lo·blast \ˈmeg-ə-lō-ˌblast\

Medical Definition of megaloblast

  1. :  a large erythroblast that appears in the blood especially in pernicious anemia

megaloblastic

\ˌmeg-ə-lō-ˈblas-tik\play adjective



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