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megakaryocyte

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
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The polyploid cell in bone marrow from which platelets are produced. Each megakaryocyte may give rise to 3000–4000 platelets. See ...

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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