thrombocyte

[throm-buh-sahyt]

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.
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