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Noun: megaloblastic anemia
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: megaloblastic anaemia)
  1. Anemia characterized by many large immature and dysfunctional red blood cells (megaloblasts) in the bone marrow; associated with pernicious anemia
    - megaloblastic anaemia [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: malignant anaemia [Brit, Cdn], malignant anemia [N. Amer], pernicious anaemia [Brit, Cdn], pernicious anemia [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Megaloblastic anemia