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macrocyte

 [mak´ro-sīt]
an abnormally large erythrocyte. adj., adj macrocyt´ic.

mac·ro·cyte

(mak'rō-sīt),
A large erythrocyte, such as those observed in pernicious anemia.
Synonym(s): macroerythrocyte
[macro- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]

macrocyte

(măk′rō-sīt′)
n.
An abnormally large red blood cell, especially one associated with pernicious anemia.

mac′ro·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

mac·ro·cyte

(mak'rō-sīt)
A large erythrocyte, such as those observed in pernicious anemia; indicated by an elevated mean corpuscular volume.
[macro- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]

macrocyte

see MONOCYTE.

mac·ro·cyte

(mak'rō-sīt)
A large erythrocyte, such as those observed in pernicious anemia.
[macro- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]