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platelet  blood platelet  thrombocyte  platelets  ATC code B05AX02
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Tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting WordNet 3.0
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Tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Platelets, also called thrombocytes, are a component of blood whose function is to react to bleeding from blood vessel injury by clumping, thereby initiating a blood clot. Wikipedia
Component of blood aiding in coagulation. Wikidata
A type of blood cell that helps prevent bleeding by causing blood clots to form. OmegaWiki
A small colorless disk-shaped particle found in the blood of mammals, which plays an important role in the formation of blood clots. Wiktionary
Particle found in the blood of mammals. Wiktionary (translation)