Translation of platelet in Spanish:


plaqueta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpleɪtlɪt/

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    plaqueta feminine
    • For example, a person can receive only platelets, red blood cells, or a clotting factor.
    • The bone marrow is responsible for formation of blood components such as the white blood cells and platelets.
    • The animals also showed no significant decreases in white blood cells or platelets.
    • After five or six days in hospital Kim was diagnosed with severe aplastic anaemia which is a failure of the bone marrow to produce blood cells and platelets.
    • Aspirin prevents heart disease by keeping the platelets in our blood from sticking together and forming a clot.