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An erythroblast, especially one that is developing normally, in contrast with an abnormal megaloblast.
(from Late Latin normālis
; see normal
) + -blast
(from Greek blastos
, bud, germ
nor′·mo·blas′tic (-blăs′tĭk) adj.
n. normoblasto, célula roja precursora de los eritrocitos en los humanos.
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* The marrow of majority of the patients showed normoblastic
maturation (43%), 35% had megaloblastic maturation and 21% showed erythroid suppression.
Erythropoiesis was normoblastic
in 29 (50.8%) patients, depressed in 20 (35.0%) patients and normoblastic
with mild megaloblastic changes in 4 (7.0%) patients.
Bone marrow aspirate and trephine biopsy revealed normal cellularity and normoblastic
erythropoiesis and there were no extramedullary cells.
Mild megaloblastic changes in 35% cases while it was dimorphic in 11% cases and normoblastic
in 5% cases.