macrocyte

macrocyte

[mak-ruh-sahyt]
noun Pathology.
an abnormally large red blood cell.

Origin:
1885–90; macro- + -cyte

macrocytic [mak-ruh-sit-ik] , adjective
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macrocyte (ˈmækrəʊˌsaɪt)
 
n
pathol an abnormally large red blood cell, over 10 μm in diameter
 
macrocytic
 
adj

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macrocyte mac·ro·cyte (māk'rə-sīt')
n.
An abnormally large red blood cell, especially one associated with pernicious anemia.


mac'ro·cyt'ic (-sĭt'ĭk) n.
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