noun. tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting.
- living substance
- -cyte (English)
- cyta (Latin)
- thromb- (English)
Example sentences of the word thrombocyte
1. Noun, singular or mass
These may include clotting deficiencies, a low blood platelet (thrombocyte) count, and vasculitis (swelling of veins) within the upper urinary tract.