For this reason, the prognosis of megaloblastic anæmia, apart from the group of Bothriocephalus anæmia, is exceedingly bad.
In agreement with this, "blood crises" are not to be observed in the megaloblastic anæmias.
Since the fresh formation of red blood corpuscles by means of the megaloblastic method is clearly much slower.
We can now say that the megaloblastic metamorphosis is not a purposeful process, and for the following reasons: 1.
megaloblast meg·a·lo·blast (měg'ə-lō-blāst')
An abnormally large nucleated red blood cell found especially in pernicious anemia or in certain vitamin deficiencies.