What does megakaryocyte mean?

megakaryocyte in AZ Dictionary

(n) a sizable bone marrow cellular with a lobulate nucleus that offers increase to blood platelets.
(n) a big mobile, present bone marrow, responsible for producing platelets.
(n) 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.

megakaryocyte in Medical Dictionary

A giant mobile in bone marrow this is the ancestor of blood platelets, that are essential to normal bloodstream clotting. by Debroah NeissReport definition

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  • Sentence for "megakaryocyte"
    • Platelets are formed in the cytoplasm…
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  • Hypernym for "megakaryocyte"
    • bone cell
  • Etymologically Related for "megakaryocyte"
    • megakaryocytic, megakaryocytopoiesis, promegakaryocyte, megakaryoblast, amegakaryocytic
  • Variant for "megakaryocyte"
    • megacaryocyte, megalokaryocyte, thromboblast
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