Macrocyte



[mak-ruh-sahyt] /ˈmæk rəˌsaɪt/

noun, Pathology.
1.
an abnormally large red blood cell.
/ˈmækrəʊˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
(pathol) an abnormally large red blood cell, over 10 μm in diameter

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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    [mak-ruh-sahyt] /ˈmæk rəˌsaɪt/ noun, Pathology. 1. an abnormally large red blood cell. /ˈmækrəʊˌsaɪt/ noun 1. (pathol) an abnormally large red blood cell, over 10 μm in diameter 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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