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platelet activation

Definition:
A series of progressive, overlapping events, triggered by exposure of the platelets to subendothelial tissue. These events include shape change, adhesiveness, aggregation, and release reactions. When carried through to completion, these events lead to the formation of a stable hemostatic plug.
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/18144
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2013-01-15