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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.
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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]
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plate•let

(ˈpleɪt lɪt)

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

[ˈpleɪtlɪt] Nplaqueta f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

platelet

[ˈpleɪtlət] (= blood cell) nplaquette fplate rack n (for drying)égouttoir m; (for storing)range-assiettes m invplate tectonics ntectonique f des plaques
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

platelet

n (Physiol) → Plättchen nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

platelet

[ˈpleɪtlɪt] n (Bio) → piastrina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

plate·let

n. plaqueta, elemento celular esencial en la coagulación de la sangre.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

platelet

n plaqueta
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