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Platelet

Definition noun, plural: platelets A discoid cellular fragment (2–3 µm diameter) important for blood coagulation and for... Read More

Chromomere

Definition noun, plural: chromomeres (genetics) One of the beadlike granules that are arranged in a linear series along the... Read More

Hemostasis

Definition noun, plural: hemostases The process of stopping or arresting bleeding or keeping the blood within the damaged... Read More

Blood cell

Definition noun, plural: blood cells Any of the cells in blood, i.e. a red blood cell (erythrocyte) or a white blood cell... Read More

Prostacyclin

Definition noun, plural: prostacyclins Any member from the subfamily of eicosanoids, with a chemical formula of C20H32O5,... Read More

Megakaryocyte

Definition noun, plural: megakaryocytes A large cell in the bone marrow with characteristic lobulate nucleus and is... Read More

Thromboxane

Definition noun, plural: thromboxanes Any from the various arachidonic acid metabolites produced by the action of... Read More

Thrombopoietin

Definition noun, plural: thrombopoietins A glycoprotein hormone produced by liver and kidney associated with the production... Read More

Prothrombin

Definition noun A blood clotting factor that when activated converts into thrombin (factor IIa), which in turn activates... Read More

Viscous

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or relating to viscosity Supplement The term viscous is a descriptive word used in... Read More

Factor IV

Definition noun Any of the calcium ions that serve as a factor in blood coagulation Supplement Coagulation, the process of... Read More

Adenosine diphosphate

Definition noun plural: adenosine diphosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide made up of adenine, ribose, and two phosphate... Read More

Thrombocytopenia

Definition noun An abnormally low platelet counts in the blood, and may result in increased bleeding or decreased ability... Read More

Blood clotting factor

Definition noun, plural: blood clotting factors Any of the many plasma components involved in blood clot... Read More

Plasma

Definition noun (1) Fluid through which cellular components of blood, lymph, or intramuscular fluid are suspended (2)... Read More

A granules

A granules large, rodlike, or filamentous granules found in several types of cells, especially platelets where they are the... Read More

Red blood cell

Definition noun, plural: red blood cells The blood cell containing hemoglobin and functions primarily to transport... Read More

Adenine nucleotide

Definition noun plural: adenine nucleotides A nucleotide wherein the nucleobase is adenine Details Overview A nucleotide... Read More

Streptolysin S

Definition noun A nonantigenic, oxygen-stable β-hemolytic enzyme produced by some bacteria, especially... Read More

Adenosine triphosphate

Adenosine Triphosphate Definition noun plural: adenosine triphosphates (biochemistry) An organic compound that is... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Flavin mononucleotide

Definition noun plural: flavin mononucleotides fla·vin mon·o·nu·cle·o·tide, ˌmɒnəʊˈnjuːklɪəˌtaɪd A... Read More

Metamyelocyte

Definition noun, plural: metamyelocytes A cell derived from myelocyte and develops into a band cell during... Read More

Thrombopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: thrombopoieses (1) Thrombocytopoiesis, i.e. the process of producing thrombocytes (2)... Read More

Chemokine

Definition noun, plural: chemokines A chemotactic cytokine released by cells to function in chemotaxis, inflammation, and... Read More

Blood

Definition noun (1) The circulating fluid (plasma) and suspended formed elements, such as red blood cells, white blood... Read More

Plasma volume

Definition noun The total volume of the blood plasma in the circulatory system Supplement The blood is comprised of plasma... Read More

Coagulation

Definition noun, plural: coagulations (haematology) The process of clot formation (surgery) The disruption of tissue by... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Hemorrhage

Definition noun The escape of blood from the vessels within or from the body; bleeding verb To bleed... Read More

Affinity

Definition noun, plural: affinities (1) (taxonomy) The resemblances in structure between two organisms or between biological... Read More

Defined medium

Defined medium (Science: cell culture) cell culture medium in which all components are known. In practice this means that... Read More

Thrombus

Definition noun, plural: thrombi A blood clot that forms in the wall of blood vessels or inside the heart, and remains at... Read More

Thrombin

Definition noun An activated form of factor II that is generated in blood clotting and acts as a catalyst during the... Read More

Hyperalgesia

Definition noun The excessive sensitivity to pain Supplement Hyperalgesia pertains to the excessive sensitivity to pain. It... Read More

White blood cell

Definition noun, plural: white blood cells Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, with a primary role in the... Read More

Rees-ecker fluid

Rees-Ecker fluid An aqueous solution of sodium citrate, sucrose, and brilliant cresyl blue used in platelet... Read More

Thrombosis

Definition noun, plural: thromboses Thrombus (blood clot) that forms in any part of the circulatory system, causing... Read More

Glycoprotein

Definition noun, plural: glycoproteins Any of the conjugated proteins, characterized by having one or more... Read More