macrocyte

noun mac·ro·cyte \ ˈma-krə-ˌsīt \

Definition of macrocyte

:an exceptionally large red blood cell occurring chiefly in anemias

macrocytic

play \ˌma-krə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

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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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