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megaloblastoid

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megalo- +‎ blastoid

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megaloblastoid (not comparable)

  1. (cytology) Relating to, or characterised by megaloblasts
    • 2015 August 17, Kathleen Overholt et al., “Promyelocytic Leukemia with No Retinoic Acid Receptor Alpha Abnormality but with RUNX1T1 Insertion to Chromosome 7q: A Classification and Management Dilemma”, in Case Reports in Hematology[1], volume 2015, DOI:10.1155/2015/412016:
      After induction II per AAML1031 high risk arm bone marrow morphologic examination showed megaloblastoid maturation with 7% blasts; however, flow cytometric analysis revealed normal antigen expression on all myeloid precursors and absence of the abnormal promyelocytic population identified earlier.