Platelet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpleɪtlət|  American pronunciation of the word platelet
Brit.  |ˈpleɪtlɪt|  British pronunciation of the word platelet

noun

- tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting (syn: thrombocyte)

Word forms

noun
singular: platelet
plural: platelets
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