thrombocytic

thrombocyte

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

Origin:
1905–10; thrombo- + -cyte

thrombocytic [throm-buh-sit-ik] , adjective
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thrombocyte (ˈθrɒmbəˌsaɪt)
 
n
another name for platelet
 
thrombocytic
 
adj

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


throm'bo·cyt'ic (-sĭt'ĭk) adj.
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