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Meaning of "megakaryocyte" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MEGAKARYOCYTE

megakaryocyte  [ˌmɛɡəˈkærɪəˌsaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MEGAKARYOCYTE

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Megakaryocyte is a noun.
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WHAT DOES MEGAKARYOCYTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

megakaryocyte

Megakaryocyte

A megakaryocyte is a large bone marrow cell with a lobulated nucleus responsible for the production of blood thrombocytes, which are necessary for normal blood clotting. Megakaryocytes normally account for 1 out of 10,000 bone marrow cells but can increase in number nearly 10-fold during the course of certain diseases. Owing to variations in combining forms and spelling, synonyms include megalokaryocyte and megacaryocyte.

Definition of megakaryocyte in the English dictionary

The definition of megakaryocyte in the dictionary is an abnormally large bone marrow cell, with a lobulated nucleus, that produces platelets through the fragmentation of its cytoplasm.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MEGAKARYOCYTE


amebocyte
əˈmiːbəˌsaɪt
anorthosite
ænˈɔːθəˌsaɪt
anthracite
ˈænθrəˌsaɪt
cerussite
ˈsɪərəˌsaɪt
chalcocite
ˈkælkəˌsaɪt
ectoparasite
ˌɛktəʊˈpærəˌsaɪt
granulocyte
ˈɡrænjʊləˌsaɪt
hepatocyte
hɪˈpætəˌsaɪt
histiocyte
ˈhɪstɪəˌsaɪt
jarosite
ˈdʒærəˌsaɪt
kamacite
ˈkæməˌsaɪt
leucocyte
ˈluːkəˌsaɪt
leukocyte
ˈluːkəˌsaɪt
marcasite
ˈmɑːkəˌsaɪt
oocyte
ˈəʊəˌsaɪt
oversight
ˈəʊvəˌsaɪt
parasite
ˈpærəˌsaɪt
phagocyte
ˈfæɡəˌsaɪt
reticulocyte
rɪˈtɪkjʊləˌsaɪt
thrombocyte
ˈθrɒmbəˌsaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MEGAKARYOCYTE

megaflop
megaflora
megafog
megagamete
megagametophyte
megagauss
megaherbivore
megahertz
megahit
megajoule
megakaryocytic
megalith
megalithic
megalithic tomb
megalitre
megaloblast
megaloblastic
megaloblastic anaemia
megalocardia
megalocephalic

WORDS THAT END LIKE MEGAKARYOCYTE

adipocyte
amoebocyte
astrocyte
athrocyte
auxocyte
B-lymphocyte
erythrocyte
gametocyte
hemocyte
lipocyte
lymphocyte
macrocyte
melanocyte
monocyte
myelocyte
myxocyte
oligodendrocyte
osteocyte
spermatocyte
T-lymphocyte
thymocyte

Synonyms and antonyms of megakaryocyte in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «megakaryocyte» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MEGAKARYOCYTE

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The translations of megakaryocyte from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «megakaryocyte» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

巨核细胞
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

megacariocitos
570 millions of speakers

English

megakaryocyte
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

महामूललोहितकोशिका
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

النواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мегакариоцитов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

megakaryocyte
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

megakaryocyte
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mégacaryocytes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Megakaryocyte
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Megakaryozyten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

巨核球
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거대 핵 세포
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Megakaryocyte
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

megakaryocyte
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

megakaryocyte
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेगाकायरोएट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

megakaryosit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

megacariociti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

megakariocytów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мегакариоцитов
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

megakaryocyte
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεγακαρυοκύτταρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

megakaryocyte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

megakaryocyter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

megakaryocytt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of megakaryocyte

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MEGAKARYOCYTE»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MEGAKARYOCYTE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about megakaryocyte

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MEGAKARYOCYTE»

Discover the use of megakaryocyte in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to megakaryocyte and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology
Stage II megakaryocytes measure 14 to 30 /Ltm in diameter, comprise approximately 25% of marrow megakaryocytes, and display ploidy values of 8 to 64 N. Early in megakaryocyte development, the cytoplasm acquires a rich network of ...
John P. Greer, 2009
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Megakaryocyte/platelet-restricted FVIII Expression Using a ...
Hemophilia A is a sex linked bleeding disorder resulting from a lack of functional coagulation factor VIII (FVIII).
Andrea Leigh Damon, 2008
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Platelets
resemble a mature megakaryocyte but rather resembles a small lymphocyte. Its high proliferation capacity gives rise to large megakaryocyte colonies. Under appropriate culture conditions, the megakaryocyte burst-forming cell can develop  ...
Alan D. Michelson, 2012
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Hematology: Clinical Principles and Applications
This book also makes it easy to understand complementary testing areas such as flow cytometry, cytogenetics, and molecular diagnostics.
Bernadette F. Rodak, George A. Fritsma, Elaine Keohane, 2013
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Textbook of Small Animal Surgery
The recently discovered cytokine. thrombopoietin, is involved in both early and late stages of megakaryocyte development. Megakaryocyte progenitors (top row} undergo mitotic amplification; megakaryocytic progeny (bottom row} undergo ...
Douglas H. Slatter, 2003
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Functional Ultrastructure: Atlas of Tissue Biology and Pathology
MEGAKARYOCYTE AND THROMBOCYTE Megakaryocytes are large polyploid cells present of the bone marrow, which produce the blood platelets or thrombocytes, small disk-shaped cytoplasmic fragments that circulate in the blood and are ...
Margit Pavelka, Jürgen Roth, 2010
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Fetal and Neonatal Physiology: Expert Consult (2-Volume Set)
Figure 145-1 Simplified scheme of megakaryocyte (MK) development. Many growth factors probably influence megakaryocytopoiesis at each stage. In some studies, the synergistic effect of interleukin-3 (IL-3) and thrombopoietin (TPO) was  ...
Richard A. Polin, William W. Fox, Steven H. Abman, 2011
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Platelets and Megakaryocytes
These two volumes present a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge methods for the molecular and cellular analysis of platelets and megakaryocytes.
Jonathan M. Gibbins, Martyn P. Mahaut-Smith, 2004
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Effect of Immobilized Glycosaminoglycans on Megakaryocyte ...
In this work, we studied the effect of various GAGs like heparin, dermatan sulfate, hyaluronan and heparan sulfate on the process of megakaryopoiesis.
Vipuil Kishore, 2009
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Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice, Expert Consult ...
However, the purification and cloning (in 1994) of thrombopoietin (TPO), the major megakaryocyte cytokine, has enabled ... This chapter reviews the current understanding of megakaryocyte biology and platelet production, highlighting ...
Ronald Hoffman, Edward J. Benz Jr., Leslie E. Silberstein, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MEGAKARYOCYTE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term megakaryocyte is used in the context of the following news items.
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Integrin α1β1 expression is controlled by c-MYC in colorectal cancer …
DNA methylation, involved in ITGA1 repression during megakaryocyte differentiation, is not the mechanism of ITGA1 regulation in colorectal ... «Nature.com, Jun 15»
2
Stromal miR-200s contribute to breast cancer cell invasion through …
Differentiation-dependent interactions between RUNX-1 and FLI-1 during megakaryocyte development. Mol Cell Biol 2009; 29: 4103–4115. «Nature.com, Jun 15»
3
Human platelets and their capacity of binding viruses: meaning and …
Platelet–virus interactions may have an ambivalent role, depending on the virus species and on the platelet and megakaryocyte (MK) ... «BMC Blogs Network, Apr 15»
4
MYB controls erythroid versus megakaryocyte lineage fate decision …
We previously demonstrated that MYB controls erythroid versus megakaryocyte lineage decision by transactivating KLF1 and LMO2 expression ... «Nature.com, Apr 15»
5
3-D engineered bone marrow makes functioning platelets
While the number of platelets produced per megakaryocyte was lower than normally made in the body, the researchers note that the system ... «Medical Xpress, Feb 15»
6
Taylor Swift's Chart Success Nears Whitney Houston Levels
Tiny fragments of a megakaryocyte break off to form platelets. Avatar Image http://www.aomenxinpujingduchangamxpjdc.com/F_2/on May 23, ... «Wondering Sound, Feb 15»
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Scientists discover a new blood platelet formation mechanism
"Whilst the elimination of the main proteins that regulate megakaryocyte growth generates, as we thought, a reduction in the production of ... «Medical Xpress, Jan 15»
8
Best of ASH Presentations: Platelets, Lenalidomide for MDS, and …
... into Asgr2-/- mice had no effect on TPO mRNA synthesis, TPO plasma levels, or bone marrow megakaryocyte numbers, researchers found. «AJMC.com Managed Markets Network, Jan 15»
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Advanced Cell Technology Is Scaling Up Its Blood Program (ACTC)
So in your body, a megakaryocyte can basically manufacture about 10,000 platelets. In our early lab work we were getting one, two, three, four ... «Seeking Alpha, Oct 14»
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New Insight That "Mega" Cells Control the Growth of Blood …
The discovery could provide insight for using megakaryocyte-derived factors, such as TGF-B1 and FGF1, clinically to facilitate regeneration of ... «Newswise, Oct 14»

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