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thrombocyte

[throm-buh-sahyt]
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noun Anatomy.
  1. platelet.
  2. one of the minute, nucleate cells that aid coagulation in the blood of those vertebrates that do not have blood platelets.

Origin of thrombocyte

First recorded in 1905–10; thrombo- + -cyte
Related formsthrom·bo·cyt·ic [throm-buh-sit-ik] /ˌθrɒm bəˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thrombocyte

thrombocyte

noun
  1. another name for platelet
Derived Formsthrombocytic (ˌθrɒmbəˈsɪtɪk), adjective
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thrombocyte in Medicine

thrombocyte

(thrŏmbə-sīt′)
n.
  1. platelet
Related formsthrom′bo•cytic (-sĭtĭk) adj.