megaloblast definition

  • noun:
    • An abnormally huge nucleated purple blood mobile found especially in men and women having pernicious anemia or certain vitamin inadequacies.
    • An abnormally big red bloodstream mobile connected with pernicious anemia and with folic acid deficiency
    • a big nucleate cellular based in the bone-marrow when you look at the embryo: also a megalocyte, or large purple blood-corpuscle occurring using kinds of anemia in extra-uterine life.
    • abnormally large red blood cell present in pernicious anemia and folic acid deficiency

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