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An abnormally large immature red blood cell (erythroblast) found especially in the blood of people with certain types of anemia and often associated with vitamin B12 deficiency.
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(Medicine) an abnormally large red blood cell precursor, present in certain types of anaemia
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meg•a•lo•blast(ˈmɛg ə ləˌblæst)
an abnormally large immature dysfunctional red blood cell found in the blood esp. of persons with pernicious anemia.
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|Noun||1.||megaloblast - abnormally large red blood cell present in pernicious anemia and folic acid deficiency|
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