Definition of megaloblastic in English:

megaloblastic

adjective

Medicine
  • See megaloblast

    • ‘She had megaloblastic changes in the bone marrow and chronic severe liver disease.’
    • ‘Iron-deficiency anaemia and megaloblastic anaemia can occur during pregnancy.’
    • ‘Three of these children revealed megaloblastic changes in bone marrow aspiration though their serum vitamin B12 and folate levels were normal.’
    • ‘Folate and vitamin D deficiency may necessitate vitamin supplementations and, if uncorrected, leads to megaloblastic anemia.’
    • ‘The classic affected patient who presents with neuropathy and megaloblastic anemia likely represents the minority of subjects with cobalamin deficiency.’