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BUFFY CRUST [1 record]

Record 1 1998-09-29


Subject field(s)
  • Blood

The upper, lighter portion of the blood clot (coagulated plasma and white blood cells), occurring when coagulation is delayed so that the red blood cells have had time to settle; the portion of centrifuged, anticoagulated blood which contains leukocytes and platelets.


  • Sang

Désigne la collection de leucocytes et de plaquettes, de couleur blanchâtre, située entre le plasma et les globules rouges après centrifugation ou sédimentation du sang total.

Key term(s)
  • voile leucocyplaquettaire


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