thrombosthenin

[ thrŏm′bō-sthēnĭn ]

n.

A contractile protein in platelets that is active in the formation of blood clots.

Nearby words

  1. thrombose,
  2. thrombose par effort,
  3. thrombosed,
  4. thrombosis,
  5. thrombostasis,
  6. thrombotic,
  7. thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura,
  8. thromboxane,
  9. thrombus,
  10. throne


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