Definition of Platelet

An irregular, disc-shaped element in the blood that assists in blood clotting. Platelets are not blood cells, they are fragments of large bone marrow cells called megakaryocytes.

Platelet is from the group

Peripheral Blood Cell

Other Names for Platelet

Platelet
Bizzozero’s corpuscle/cell
Blood Platelet
Blood Platelets
Deetjeen’s body
Hayem’s elementary corpuscle
Marrow platelet
PLT – Platelet
Platelets
Reticuloendothelial System, Platelets
Thrombocyte
Thrombocyte/Platelet
Thrombocytes
platelets
thrombocytes

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