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Clot Retraction

Retraction of a clot resulting from contraction of PLATELET pseudopods attached to FIBRIN strands. The retraction is dependent on the contractile protein thrombosthenin. Clot retraction is used as a measure of platelet function.

Year introduced: 1973(1964)

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Tree Number(s): E01.370.225.625.625.160, E05.200.625.625.160, G09.188.390.600.180

MeSH Unique ID: D003018

Entry Terms:

  • Clot Retractions
  • Retraction, Clot
  • Retractions, Clot

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