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blood platelet

n.

blood′ plate`let


n.
any of the minute, nonnucleated cellular elements in mammalian blood essential for coagulation.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.blood platelet - tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate bloodblood platelet - 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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