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plate·let

 (plāt′lĭt)
n.
A minute, nonnucleated, disklike cytoplasmic body found in the blood plasma of mammals that is derived from a megakaryocyte and functions to promote blood clotting. Also called blood platelet, thrombocyte.

platelet

(ˈpleɪtlɪt)
n
(Physiology) a minute cell occurring in the blood of vertebrates and involved in clotting of the blood. Formerly called: thrombocyte
[C19: a small plate]

plate•let

(ˈpleɪt lɪt)

n.
a small platelike body, esp. a blood platelet.

plate·let

(plāt′lĭt)
Any of the numerous small round structures found in the blood of mammals that function in the clotting of blood. Platelets are formed in the bone marrow, contain no nuclei, and ingest and absorb foreign particles, including viruses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.platelet - tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate bloodplatelet - tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting
living substance, protoplasm - the substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)
Translations
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platelet

[ˈpleɪtlɪt] Nplaqueta f

platelet

[ˈpleɪtlət] (= blood cell) nplaquette fplate rack n (for drying)égouttoir m; (for storing)range-assiettes m invplate tectonics ntectonique f des plaques

platelet

n (Physiol) → Plättchen nt

platelet

[ˈpleɪtlɪt] n (Bio) → piastrina

plate·let

n. plaqueta, elemento celular esencial en la coagulación de la sangre.

platelet

n plaqueta
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Through his expertise in non-invasive studies of cells, he developed novel tests for blood platelet survival, fibrinogen survival, platelet aggregation, and lymphocyte response (LRA by ELISA/ACT(r) ).
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Dietary supplementation with aged garlic extract inhibits ADP-induced platelet aggregation in humans", J.
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The study, completed at the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, showed up to a 30% reduction in baseline platelet aggregation in each of three different biological pathways with Fruitflow, whereas a single dose of aspirin caused up to a 60% reduction in a single pathway, with lesser effects on the other two.
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10] exposure was associated with increased platelet activation, both before and after adjustment for type of diabetes and use of medications that inhibit platelet aggregation, and that carbon load was positively associated with platelet and white blood cell counts.
Little is known about the effects of glucosamine on platelet aggregation in humans, (3-6) and there is no literature of the effects of celadrin on platelet function reported.

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