plaqueta

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French plaquette.[1][2] Equivalent to placa +‎ -eta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /plaˈke.tɐ/, [plaˈke.tɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /plɐˈke.tɐ/, [plɐˈke.tɐ]

  • Hyphenation: pla‧que‧ta

Noun[edit]

plaqueta f (plural plaquetas)

  1. (hematology) platelet (particle found in the blood of mammals which helps with clotting)

References[edit]

  1. ^ plaqueta” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.
  2. ^ plaqueta” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

plaqueta f (plural plaquetas)

  1. platelet

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