thrombocyte


throm·bo·cyte

noun \-bə-ˌsīt\

Definition of THROMBOCYTE

:  platelet; also :  a cell with a similar clotting function
throm·bo·cyt·ic \ˌthräm-bə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

Origin of THROMBOCYTE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1893

throm·bo·cyte

noun \-bə-ˌsīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THROMBOCYTE

throm·bo·cyt·ic \ˌthräm-bə-ˈsit-ik\ adjective

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