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Descriptor English: Megaloblasts
Descriptor Spanish: Megaloblastos
Descriptor Portuguese: Megaloblastos
Descriptor French: Mégaloblastes
Entry term(s): Megaloblast
Tree number(s): A11.118.290.330.531
A11.148.378.590.837.250.200.500
A11.443.240.330.531
A11.443.240.497.200.500
A15.145.229.334.330.531
A15.378.316.378.590.837.250.200.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008534
Scope note: Red blood cell precursors, corresponding to ERYTHROBLASTS, that are larger than normal, usually resulting from a FOLIC ACID DEFICIENCY or VITAMIN B 12 DEFICIENCY.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under ERYTHROCYTES, ABNORMAL 1975-90; was see under ERYTHROCYTES 1963-74
Online Note: search ERYTHROCYTES 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under ERYTHROCYTES, ABNORMAL 1975-90; was see under ERYTHROCYTES 1963-74
Related: Anemia, Megaloblastic MeSH
DeCS ID: 8702
Unique ID: D008534
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Megaloblasts - Preferred
Concept UI M0013295
Scope note Red blood cell precursors, corresponding to ERYTHROBLASTS, that are larger than normal, usually resulting from a FOLIC ACID DEFICIENCY or VITAMIN B 12 DEFICIENCY.
Preferred term Megaloblasts
Entry term(s) Megaloblast



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