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[mak-ruh-sahyt] /ˈmæk rəˌsaɪt/

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

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


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