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Discoid

Discoid

Shaped like a disk.

Origin: gr. Diskos = disk


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Are blood platelets cells?

... Leather-bound edition of Gray's Anatomy at Barnes & Noble this weekend. lol :D Gray's refers to platelets as this, "The Blood platelets are discoid or irregularly shaped, colourless, refractile bodies, much smaller than the red cells. Considerable discussion has arisen as to their significance. ...

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by b_d_41501
Mon Jun 20, 2005 2:46 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Are blood platelets cells?
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