PDW


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platelet distribution width

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PDW

A measure of the variation in the size of platelets found in the circulating blood. Platelets recently released from bone marrow tend to be larger and to contain more RNA than older, smaller platelets, which discard their endoplasmic reticulum as they mature.

PDW

platelet distribution width.
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