Definition of Megakaryocytes

1. Noun. (plural of megakaryocyte) ¹



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Definition of Megakaryocytes

1. megakaryocyte [n] - See also: megakaryocyte

Medical Definition of Megakaryocytes

1. Very large bone marrow cells which release mature blood platelets. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Megakaryocytes

megahomes
megahotel
megahotels
megahurt
megahurts
megajerk
megajerks
megajoule
megajoules
megakalsilite
megakaryoblast
megakaryoblastic
megakaryoblasts
megakaryocyte
megakaryocytes (current term)
megakaryocytic
megakaryocytic leukaemia
megakaryocytopoieses
megakaryocytopoiesis
megakaryophthisis
megakaryopoiesis
megakatal
megakatals
megal-
megalecithal
megalerg
megalergs
megalethoscope
megalethoscopes

Literary usage of Megakaryocytes

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1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1891)
"My failure to find any perfectly clear examples of such a derivation has compelled me to believe that the megakaryocytes take no direct part in the ..."

2. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1904)
"At this time megakaryocytes are found in considerable number. ... megakaryocytes are particularly numerous and vary much in size. ..."

3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"(le—109) (le—109) megakaryocytes in the Peripheral Circulation. ... megakaryocytes are most frequently found in the peripheral blood of chronic myelogenous ..."

4. The Biology of the Blood-cells with a Glossary of Hæmatological Terms: For by Oskar Cameron Gruner (1914)
"If that were so, we should expect (a) that megakaryocytes would be ... and that platelets are absent in animals whose marrow shows no megakaryocytes. ..."

5. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1919)
"An unusual number of these small important elements formed from the giant cells—megakaryocytes—of the bone-marrow is the rule in myelogenous leukemia. ..."

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