What does megalocyte mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term megalocyte:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. megalocyte, macrocyte(noun)

    abnormally large red blood cell (associated with pernicious anemia)


  1. megalocyte

    A megalocyte is a large abnormal red blood cell typically associated with certain types of anemia, such as megaloblastic anemia or pernicious anemia. This type of cell is usually larger than normal red blood cells.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Megalocyte(noun)

    a large, flattened corpuscle, twice the diameter of the ordinary red corpuscle, found in considerable numbers in the blood in profound anaemia

  2. Origin: [Megalo- + Gr. a hollow vessel.]

Matched Categories


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of megalocyte in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of megalocyte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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