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Meaning of “platelet” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of platelet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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plateletnoun [C]

 /ˈpleɪt·lɪt/
biology a very ​smallcell in the ​blood that makes the ​bloodthicker and ​stops it from ​flowing when you ​cut yourself
(Definition of platelet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “platelet”
in Spanish Plaqueta…
in Vietnamese tiểu cầu…
in Malaysian platelet…
in Thai เกล็ดเลือด…
in Chinese (Simplified) 血小板…
in Indonesian platelet, sel pembeku darah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 血小板…
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