Definition of macrocyte in English:

macrocyte

noun

Medicine
  • An abnormally large red blood cell, found particularly in some forms of anaemia.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences. From macro- + -cyte. Compare French macrocyte.

Pronunciation

macrocyte

/ˈmakrə(ʊ)sʌɪt/