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Can someone explain Name the blood cells, whose reduction in number can cause clotting disorder, leading to excessive loss of blood from the body.

Name the blood cells, whose reduction in number can cause clotting disorder, leading to excessive loss of blood from the body.

  • Option 1)

    Erythrocytes

  • Option 2)

    Leucocytes

  • Option 3)

    Neutrophils

  • Option 4)

    Thrombocytes

 
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Components of Blood -

Platelets

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Platelets also called thrombocytes, are cell fragments produced from megakaryocytes (special cells in the bone marrow). Blood normally contains 1,500,00-3,500,00 platelets mm–3. Platelets can release a variety of substances most of which are involved in the coagulation or clotting of blood. A reduction in their number can lead to clotting disorders which will lead to excessive loss of blood from the body.

 

 


Option 1)

Erythrocytes

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Option 2)

Leucocytes

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Option 3)

Neutrophils

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Option 4)

Thrombocytes

This option is correct

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