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  • n. One of the minute disk-shaped bodies found in blood with the ordinary red and white corpuscles; a third kind of blood corpuscle, supposed by some to be an early stage in the development of the red corpuscles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the very minute, disk-shaped bodies found in blood with the ordinary red corpuscles and white corpuscles; a third kind of blood corpuscle, supposed by some to be an early stage in the development of the red corpuscles; -- called also blood plaque, and blood plate.

Etymologies

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haemato- + -blast

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