noun Cell Biology.
Examples from the Web for platelets
He still had no fever, but his blood work showed a dramatic decline in platelets.
Thrombogen is produced from the leucocytes, but it is not yet certain whether it is also formed from the platelets.
British Dictionary definitions for platelets
Word Origin for platelet
Word Origin and History for platelets
1895, formed in English from plate + diminutive suffix -let.
Medicine definitions for platelets
Science definitions for platelets
Culture definitions for platelets
Small, flat disks in the blood that aid in clotting.