Associations to the word «Platelet»

Wiktionary

PLATELET, noun. (hematology) (cytology) A small colorless disk-shaped particle found in the blood of mammals, which plays an important role in the formation of blood clots.
PLATELET FUNCTION TEST, noun. (medicine) Any of several diagnostic procedures that test the blood clotting function of platelets

Dictionary definition

PLATELET, noun. Tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting.

Wise words

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