All but one of the following statements are true:  Megaloblastic anemia is characterized by abnormally large immature red blood cells with no nuclei. Impaired DNA synthesis arrests cell division, blocking the full maturation of red blood cells. Symptoms of megaloblastic anemia include fatigue, pale skin, and muscle weakness. Megaloblastic anemia occurs with either a folate or a B12 deficiency, disrupting DNA synthesis.

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All but one of the following statements are true:
 
  Megaloblastic anemia is characterized by abnormally large immature red blood cells with no nuclei.
  Impaired DNA synthesis arrests cell division, blocking the full maturation of red blood cells.
  Symptoms of megaloblastic anemia include fatigue, pale skin, and muscle weakness.
  Megaloblastic anemia occurs with either a folate or a B12 deficiency, disrupting DNA synthesis.
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Megaloblastic anemia is a condition in which the number of red blood cells is lower than normal.

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Megaloblastic anemia is a condition in which the bone marrow produces unusually large, structurally abnormal, immature red blood cells (megaloblasts). A deficiency in healthy, fully-matured red blood cells can result in fatigue, paleness of the skin (pallor), ...

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