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Blood Platelets MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Blood Platelets
Tree Number(s)
A11.118.188
A15.145.229.188
Unique ID
D001792
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001792
Annotation
decrease in number of platelets = THROMBOCYTOPENIA, increase = THROMBOCYTOSIS
Scope Note
Non-nucleated disk-shaped cells formed in the megakaryocyte and found in the blood of all mammals. They are mainly involved in blood coagulation.
Entry Term(s)
Platelets
Thrombocytes
See Also
Platelet Activation
Platelet Adhesiveness
Platelet Aggregation
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Platelet Count
Platelet Function Tests
Platelet Transfusion
Plateletpheresis
Thrombocytopenia
Thrombocytosis
Consider Also
consider also terms at PLATELET and THROMBOCYT-
Entry Combination
transplantation:Platelet Transfusion
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/02/22
Blood Platelets Preferred
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