megaloblast

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

Definition of megaloblast

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

megaloblastic

play \ˌme-gə-lō-ˈblas-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of megaloblast

1890

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megaloblast

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

medical Definition of megaloblast

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

megaloblastic

play \ˌmeg-ə-lō-ˈblas-tik\ adjective

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