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megakaryocyte

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noun mega·kar·yo·cyte \ˌme-gə-ˈka-rē-ō-ˌsīt\

Definition of megakaryocyte

  1. :  a large cell that has a lobulated nucleus, is found especially in the bone marrow, and is the source of blood platelets

mega·kar·yo·cyt·ic play \-ˌka-rē-ō-ˈsi-tik\ adjective


1890

First Known Use of megakaryocyte

1890


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megakaryocyte

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noun mega·kary·o·cyte \ˌmeg-ə-ˈkar-ē-ō-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of megakaryocyte

  1. :  a large cell that has a lobulated nucleus, is found especially in the bone marrow, and is the source of blood platelets

  2. mega·kary·o·cyt·ic \-ō-ˌsit-ik\play adjective




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