thrombocyte


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thrombocyte:

see blood clottingblood clotting,
process by which the blood coagulates to form solid masses, or clots. In minor injuries, small oval bodies called platelets, or thrombocytes, tend to collect and form plugs in blood vessel openings.
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thrombocyte

[′thräm·bə‚sīt]
(histology)
One of the minute protoplasmic disks found in vertebrate blood; thought to be fragments of megakaryocytes. Also known as blood platelet; platelet.
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Moreover, although Limulus amebocytes are multifunctional, activation by bacterial LPS produces major changes in their cytoskeletal organization that are closely similar to those occurring in vertebrate thrombocytes and mammalian platelets.
About hematological and biochemical parameters, our results showed that WBC, RBC, and Urea, Glucose, Lactate, respectively, were higher in males respect to females even if statistically significant difference was observed only in thrombocyte count.
But under analysis of aggregatogram received by exhibiting ethanol solution II, there is a noticeable decrease of aggregation speed and the size of average thrombocyte aggregates.
In Ho's study, similar to increased thrombocyte count, increased WBC count influenced blood viscosity while no significant relation could be detected in plasma viscosity (5).
In a usual condition the basic quantity of the circulating vWF has endothelial origin; however, activation of platelets can lead to increase of their concentrations in blood-flow of thrombocytes pool.
Consequently, we hypothesized that perinatal exposure to background levels of dioxins in the Netherlands would cause a persistent decrease in circulating thrombocyte counts.
For objectives (a) and (b) we employed dogfish erythrocytes and thrombocytes (Mustelus canis), blood ark erythrocytes (Anadara ovalis), and horseshoe crab amebocytes (Limulus polyphemus), all of which contain a marginal band (MB) of microtubules.
Thrombocyte counts in the smear were subjectively evaluated as decreased, adequate, or increased.
19 There was also thrombocyte hyperactivity in paroxysmal and chronical atrial fibrillation.
Haematobiochemical studies shows normal values within range except variation in thrombocyte count, showing thrombocytopenia.