megalocyte etymology

English word megalocyte comes from English megalo- (Large, great or exaggerated.), English cyte ((biology, rare).)

Detailed word origin of megalocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
megalo- English (eng) Large, great or exaggerated.
cyte English (eng) (biology, rare).
megalocyte English (eng) (physiology) A large, flattened corpuscle, twice the diameter of the ordinary red corpuscle, found in considerable numbers in the blood in profound anemia.

Words with the same origin as megalocyte

Descendants of megalo-
megalerg megaloblast megalocephaly megalocornea megalodisc megalodontia megalography megalokaryocyte megalopenis megalophallic megalophallus megalopolis megalosaur megaloschizont megaloscope megaloureter megalourethra