What are Blood platelets?


What are Blood platelets?

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  1. Platelets, also called “thrombocytes”, are blood cells whose function (along with the coagulation factors) is to stop bleeding.Platelets have no nucleus: they are fragments of cytoplasm which are derived from the megakaryocytes of the bone marrow, and then enter the circulation. These unactivated platelets are biconvex discoid (lens-shaped) structures in greatest diameter.

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