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thrombocyte

[throm-buh-sahyt] /ˈθrɒm bəˌsaɪt/
noun, Anatomy
1.
2.
one of the minute, nucleate cells that aid coagulation in the blood of those vertebrates that do not have blood platelets.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; thrombo- + -cyte
Related forms
thrombocytic
[throm-buh-sit-ik] /ˌθrɒm bəˈsɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thrombocyte

thrombocyte

/ˈθrɒmbəˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
another name for platelet
Derived Forms
thrombocytic (ˌθrɒmbəˈsɪtɪk) adjective
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thrombocyte in Medicine

thrombocyte throm·bo·cyte (thrŏm'bə-sīt')
n.
See platelet.


throm'bo·cyt'ic (-sĭt'ĭk) adj.
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