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Definition of Thrombocyte

Thrombocyte: A platelet. Crucial to normal blood clotting. Although platelets are sometimes classed as blood cells, they are not. They are fragments of a large cell called a megakaryocyte (literally, a large cell).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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