Medical Definition of Clot retraction

1. Retraction of a clot resulting from contraction of platelet pseudopods attached to fibrin strands that is dependent on the contractile protein thrombosthenin. Used as a measure of platelet function. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clot Retraction

clostridium difficile
clostridium infections
clostridium perfringens
clostridium tetani
clostripain
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closure by compartment
closure principle
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closylate
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clot-dissolving medications
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clot retraction (current term)
clot retraction time
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