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platelet

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpleɪt.lət/ specialized
a very small cell in the blood that makes it thicker and more solid in order to stop bleeding caused by an injury
Translations of “platelet”
in Vietnamese tiểu cầu…
in Spanish Plaqueta…
in Thai เกล็ดเลือด…
in Malaysian platelet…
in Chinese (Traditional) 血小板…
in Indonesian platelet, sel pembeku darah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 血小板…
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