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Definitions for macrocyte
ˈmæk rəˌsaɪtmacro·cyte

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  1. megalocyte, macrocytenoun

    abnormally large red blood cell (associated with pernicious anemia)


  1. macrocytenoun

    an unusually large red blood cell that is associated with pernicious anemia


  1. macrocyte

    Macrocytosis is the enlargement of red blood cells with near-constant hemoglobin concentration, and is defined by a mean corpuscular volume (MCV) of greater than 100 femtolitres (the precise criterion varies between laboratories). The enlarged erythrocytes are called macrocytes or megalocytes (both words have roots meaning "big cell"). As a symptom its cause may be relatively benign and need no treatment or it may indicate a serious underlying illness.


  1. macrocyte

    A macrocyte is a type of red blood cell that is larger than normal. They are typically associated with certain types of anemia, such as vitamin B12 or folate deficiency. The presence of macrocytes can be detected in a blood test and may indicate underlying health issues that need to be addressed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of macrocyte in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of macrocyte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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