[meg-uh-kar-ee-uh-sahyt] /ˌmɛg əˈkær i əˌsaɪt/

noun, Cell Biology.
a large bone-marrow cell having a lobulate nucleus, regarded as the source of blood platelets.

megakaryocyte meg·a·kar·y·o·cyte (měg’ə-kār’ē-ə-sīt’)
A large bone marrow cell with a lobulate nucleus that gives rise to blood platelets. Also called megalokaryocyte.


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