• Definition for "megalocyte"
    • a sizable, flattened corpuscle, two times the diameter…
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megalocyte definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable, flattened corpuscle, two times the diameter of this ordinary red corpuscle, present in substantial figures in the bloodstream in powerful anemia.
    • A large, flattened purple bloodstream cellular corpuscle having no nucleus, two times the diameter of this ordinary red corpuscle, present in substantial numbers in the bloodstream in profound anæmia.
    • a big blood-corpuscle, measuring from 12 to 15 micromillimeters in diameter, based in the person bloodstream in instances of anemia, particularly of pernicious anemia.
    • abnormally large purple blood cellular (involving pernicious anemia)
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