- n. Plural form of platelet.
“The dual sided nature of the mica color platelets is what causes the shimmer and sheen of micas.”
“Instead, they have elliptical structures called platelets utterly different from the clotting cells in our blood of the same name filled with microscopic air bubbles.”
“These chemicals trigger a cascade of reactions with other factors in the blood, which ultimately activate special cells known as platelets.”
“It sort of takes these things that are called platelets that cause blood clots and sort of inhibits them a little bit.”
“The Merck doctor in charge of Cordaptive, John Paolini, says the data to-date show that Cordaptive has no effect on the blood-clot forming fragments called platelets that are key to the cardiovascular issue.”
“It's also known that Arafat's five-hundred-page medical chart compiled by the French government during his stay at the French military hospital where he died did not give an underlying cause of death for the disintegration of his platelets, which is what killed him.”
“Both Plavix, known generically as clopidogrel, and prasugrel work by attaching to receptors on blood fragments called platelets and inhibiting their ability to clump together to form clots.”
“Prasugrel's theoretical advantage is that it could block blood fragments called platelets from clotting more aggressively than existing therapies, which include Plavix and aspirin.”
“Blood and a derivative of blood called platelets keeps alive thousands of children and others who are undergoing chemotherapy for cancer or leukemia.”
“The disorder is called immune thrombocytopenic purpura, or ITP, and it arises when the immune system destroys blood cells called platelets.”
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