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platelet-aggregating factor

platelet-aggregating factor in Medicine

platelet-aggregating factor n.
Abbr. PAF
A substance released from rabbit basophilic white blood cells that causes aggregation of platelets and is involved in the deposition of immune complexes. Also called platelet-activating factor.

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