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thrombopoiesis n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Seventh edition

Published in print May 2017 | ISBN: 9780198788454
Published online May 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191830358
thrombopoiesis n.

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the process of blood platelet production. Platelets are formed as fragments of cytoplasm shed from giant cells (megakaryocytes) in the bone marrow by a budding process....

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