from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An abnormally large nucleated red blood cell found especially in people having pernicious anemia or certain vitamin deficiencies.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An abnormally large red blood cell associated with pernicious anemia and with folic acid deficiency
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large nucleate cell found in the bone-marrow in the embryo: also a megalocyte, or large red blood-corpuscle occurring in certain forms of anemia in extra-uterine life.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. abnormally large red blood cell present in pernicious anemia and folic acid deficiency
megalo- + -blast (Wiktionary)