Definitions for "Platelet"
a structure in blood that functions in blood coagulation.
a tiny, flat body in the blood that helps the blood clot
A cell formed by the bone marrow and circulating in the blood that is necessary for blood clotting. Platelet transfusions are used in cancer patients to prevent or control bleeding when the number of platelets have decreased.
wear analysis-specific term for a smooth-surfaced, irregular or round-edged flake whose appearance is "plate-like", associated with rolling element bearing fatigue; also known as spall flakes.
general shape of a montmorillonite particle, consisting of a sheet-like structure where the dimensions in two directions far exceed the particle’s thickness.
Keywords:  crystal
Same as plate crystal.
Keywords:  coating, element, small
a small coating element)
Keywords:  see
See Platelets.