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a precursor in the thrombocytic series that is a developmental form intermediate between the megakaryoblast and the megakaryocyte.
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promegakaryocyte(prō-mĕg″ă-kăr′ē-ō-sīt) [″ + megas, big, + karyon, nucleus, + kytos, cell]
A cell from which a megakaryocyte develops.
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