megalocytosis


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Related to megalocytosis: pneumocentesis

mac·ro·cy·the·mi·a

(mak'rō-sī-thē'mē-ă),
The occurrence of unusually large numbers of macrocytes in the circulating blood.
[macrocyte + G. haima, blood]

megalocytosis

strictly speaking, macrocythemia. The term is also used in relation to hepatic, renal and pulmonary disease where there is gross enlargement of hepatocytes, tubular epithelium and pulmonary epithelium.
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