[ mak-ruh-sahyt ]
/ ˈmæk rəˌsaɪt /
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an abnormally large red blood cell.
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OTHER WORDS FROM macrocytemac·ro·cyt·ic [mak-ruh-sit-ik], /ˌmæk rəˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use macrocyte in a sentence
The macrocyte is believed by many to represent a further stage in the development of the lymphocyte.
British Dictionary definitions for macrocyte
/ (ˈmækrəʊˌsaɪt) /
pathol an abnormally large red blood cell, over 10 μ m in diameter
Derived forms of macrocytemacrocytic (ˌmækrəʊˈsɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for macrocyte
[ măk′rə-sīt′ ]
An abnormally large red blood cell, especially one associated with pernicious anemia.
Other words from macrocytemac′ro•cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) n.
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