platelets

All Noun
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  • These platelets are so numerous that they also influence the material's body colour.
  • A constant supply is vital because platelets only last five days once collected.
  • If the blood will be used to make platelets, it is kept at room temperature until the process is complete.
  • Platelets collected by either method have a very short shelf life, typically five days.
  • This final step forces blood cells and platelets to stay trapped in the wounded area.
  • The rest of their blood cells (the platelets and the white blood cells) are normal.
  • This includes the use of red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and blood plasma.
  • They manage to stabilize him, but he has no red or white cells and almost no platelets either.
  • In Swedish, the word may also be used to refer to blood platelets.
  • Platelets for transfusion can also be prepared from a unit of whole blood.
  • It may also result in the overproduction of white blood cells and platelets.
  • They are formed by platelets but they alone cannot synthesize them.
  • Initially, various theories existed about the exact cause of the low platelets in HIT.
  • Blood consists of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
  • Volume reduced platelets have a shelf life of only four hours.
  • Red blood cells, platelets, and most white blood cells arise in red marrow.
  • Six studies suggested platelets express tissue factor: the definitive study shows they do not.
  • The success of platelets has been attributed to the fact that they can prevent coagulopathy from developing.
  • Other laboratory findings include decreased numbers of red blood cells and platelets on complete blood count.
  • Often, excess white blood cells and platelets are also produced.
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Root form of platelets is platelet for the noun.

Meaning of platelets

  • noun Tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting