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Definition of the noun thrombocyte

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noun - plural: thrombocytes

  1. tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting

Alternative definition of the noun thrombocyte


  1. A blood platelet.


Thrombocyte: Thrombocytes are cells that play a key role in blood clotting. In mammals, thrombocytes are anucleated cell fragments called platelets. Nucleated thrombocytes of nonmammalian vertebrates differ from the mammalian thrombocytes not only in having a nucleus and thus resembling B lymphocytes, but also these nucleated thrombocytes do not aggregate in response to ADP, serotonin and adrenaline.

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Google previewResearch News (1964)

by University of Michigan. Office of Research Administration

The thrombocyte is the smallest of the three and the shortest- lived; only half the size of an erythrocyte, it occurs in far fewer...

Google previewHematology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, (2014)

by Terry Campbell

The thrombocyte is a nucleated cell that represents the second most numerous cell type (after erythrocytes) in blood films from lower vertebrates. Thrombocytes are typically small, round to oval cells (smaller than erythrocytes), with a round to ...

Google previewVeterinary Laboratory Medicine: Small and Exotic Animals, an Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine (2015)

by Elsevier, Elsevier - Health Sciences Division

The thrombocyte is a nucleated cell that represents the second most numerous cell type (after erythrocytes) in blood films from lower vertebrates. Thrombocytes are typically small, round to oval cells (smaller than erythrocytes), with a round to ...

Google previewAtlas of Immunology, Third Edition (2010)

by Julius M. Cruse, MD, PhD, Robert E. Lewis

A thrombocyte is a blood platelet. PAF is the abbreviation for platelet-activating factor. Platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) is a low molecular weight protein derived from human platelets that acts as a powerful connective tissue mitogen, ...

Google previewMedical Terminology Basics: Programmed Instruction (2010)

Programmed Instruction by Y. H. Hui

A thrombocyte is a blood platelet. “ thrombocyt/o” is a combining form meaning blood platelet. -penia is a suffix ...

Google previewCrocodiles (1990)

Proceedings of the 10th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, convened at Gainesville, Florida, USA, 23 to 27 April 1990. Volume 2.

The thrombocyte is an elliptical cell that is smaller than the RBC. The cytoplasm stains a pale blue. The large, dense, centrally located nucleus stains a dark blue. The thrombocyte is capable of phagocytosis of haeme pigment, bacteria, and ...

Google previewComplete Phlebotomy Exam Review (2015)

by Pamela Primrose

An erythrocyte is a RBC, a thrombocyte is a platelet, and a histiocyte is a macrophage found in connective tissue.

Google previewClinical Veterinary Advisor - E-Book (2012)

Birds and Exotic Pets by Joerg Mayer, Thomas M. Donnelly

Reptiles The reptile thrombocyte is an elliptical nucleated cell measuring 8 to 16 μm in length by 5 to 9 μm in width. It has pale cytoplasm with occasional azurophilic granules and vacuoles and abundant microtubules on ultrastructural ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

The differential diagnosis should examine a reduced thrombocyte production as well as an increased thrombocyte sequestration, which may have immunological causes, for example, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), or maybe ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

[thrombocyte + G. haima, blood] throm-bo-cy-tic series (thrombó-sit'ik ser' ez) The cells of successive stages in thrombocytic (platelet) development in the bone marrow, and then into the bloodstream; examples include megakaryoblasts, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

thrombocyte. See PLATELET. thromboplastin. A glycoprotein, released from damaged tissues at the site of a wound, that initiates the cascade of reactions leading to the formation of a blood clot.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Thrombocyte. These are the blood PLATELETS that are involved in clotting. (See BLOOD.) Thrombocytopenia. A condition of the blood in which the number of platelets is below normal. Causes include viral infections, poisoning, autoimmune ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

[ thrombocyte + -emia] 1. an increase in the number of circulating platelets; called also ...

Google previewHarty's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Peter Heasman, Giles McCracken

thrombocyte Seeplatelet. thrombocytic Relating to a thrombocyte. thrombosis Formation of a.

Google previewDictionary of Abbreviations in Medical Sciences (2012)

With a list of the most important medical and scientific journals and their traditional abbreviations by Rolf Heister

TAF truncus arteriosus communis tripanisylchlorethylene target aim function TAF thrombocyte agglutinating factor TAF TAF TAF toxoidantitoxin floccules ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Thrombocyte. See PLATELETS. Thrombocytopenia. A fall in the number of PLATELETS (thrombocytes) in the blood caused by failure of production or excessive destruction of platelets. The result is bleeding into the skin (PURPURA ), serious ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

thrombocyte. obsolete name for ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

thrombocyte /throm-bŏ-sÿt/ See platelet. thylakoid /th'ÿ-la-koid/ An elongated flattened fluid-filled sac forming the basic unit of the photosynthetic membrane system in chloroplasts and photosynthetic bacteria.

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary - E-Book (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

-rrhoea -scler subtachythrombo-toxtri-uria vas, vasodischarge hard under excessively fast clot poison three urine vessel dysmenorrhoea, diarrhoea, rhinorrhoea arteriosclerosis subphrenic, subarachnoid, sublingual tachycardia thrombocyte, ...

Google previewThe Williams Dictionary of Biomaterials (1999)

by David Franklyn Williams

thrombocyte blood platelet. noun, biology Dorland Medical noun, medical device technology Szycher's Biomaterials thorax chest. noun, anatomy Dorland Medical three body abrasion wear ...

Google previewDictionary of Nursing (2010)

Over 11,000 Terms Clearly Defined by Director Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics and Roy L Furman Professorship of Law Lawrence Lessig

raıtıs/ noun inflammation of an artery caused by thrombosis thrombocyte ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

thrombocyte Alternative name for a type of blood platelet. thrombosis Blockage of a blood vessel by a blood clot (thrombus). If the vessel is an artery serving the heart muscle, thrombosis may ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2012)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

thrombocyte ('thromboh'siet) a blood platelet, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

thrombocyte n. See PLATELET. thrombolysis n.

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Denise Tiran

thrombocyte blood platelet. thrombocythaemia increase in number of circulating blood platelets. thrombocytopenia uncommon deficiency of platelets, characterised by ...

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