megakaryocyte definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable bone marrow cellular with a lobulate nucleus that offers increase to blood platelets.
    • a big mobile, present bone marrow, responsible for producing platelets.
    • a sizable bone tissue marrow cellular perhaps not usually based in the circulating bloodstream; it is seen as the precursors of blood platelets; it really is up to 100 μm in diameter, with a polyploid nucleus. Also referred to as megacaryocyte, megalokaryocyte, and thromboblast.
    • a big bone marrow mobile; considered the source of bloodstream platelets

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