megalocyte (plural megalocytes)
- (physiology) A large, flattened corpuscle, twice the diameter of the ordinary red corpuscle, found in considerable numbers in the blood in profound anemia.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for megalocyte in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)