Platelets

Science / Biology / Platelets: In vertebrates, cell fragments that bud off from the megakaryocytes in the bone marrow; carry chemicals needed for blood clotting. Cell fragment functioning in blood clotting.

Serotonin

Health / Massage / Serotonin: A hormone , also called 5-hydroxytryptamine , in the pineal gland , blood platelets, the digestive tract, and the brain. Serotonin acts both as a chemical messenger that transmits nerve signals betwee MORE

Megakarocytes

Science / Biology / Megakarocytes: Cells found in the bone marrow that produce platelets. MORE

Blood

Health / Acupuncture / Blood: The familiar red fluid in the body that contains white and red blood cells, platelets, proteins, and other elements. The blood is transported throughout the body by the circulatory system. Blood funct MORE

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