macro-ovalocyte

macro-ovalocyte

 [mak″ro-o´vah-lo-sīt]
an enlarged, oval erythrocyte seen in megaloblastic anemia.
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Since both may have presence of macrocytes, peripheral smear examination alone may pose a difficulty in distinction between the two in the absence of macro-ovalocytes and hypersegmented neutrophils, in these cases bone marrow examination is useful.