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Definition of Megakaryocyte

Megakaryocyte: A giant cell in the bone marrow that is the ancestor of blood platelets, which are essential to normal blood clotting.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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