Definition of platelet in English:
A small colorless disk-shaped cell fragment without a nucleus, found in large numbers in blood and involved in clotting. Also called thrombocyte.
- For example, a person can receive only platelets, red blood cells, or a clotting factor.
- The bone marrow is responsible for formation of blood components such as the white blood cells and platelets.
- The animals also showed no significant decreases in white blood cells or platelets.
Words that rhyme with plateletstatelet
Definition of platelet in:
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