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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See platelet.
  • n. A nucleated, spindle-shaped cell of nonmammalian vertebrates that promotes blood clotting.

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  • n. platelet

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting

Etymologies

thrombo- + -cyte (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Pecatu Village Resident]: If the thrombocyte level decreases in 3 days after the blood is drawn, then it is not a dengue fever.

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