Medical Definition of Thromboxane a2

1. An unstable intermediate between the prostaglandin endoperoxides and thromboxane b2. The compound has a bicyclic oxaneoxetane structure. It is a potent inducer of platelet aggregation and causes vasoconstriction. It is the principal component of rabbit aorta contracting substance (rcs). Chemical name: Thromboxa-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 9,11-epoxy-15-hydroxy-, (5Z,9alpha,11alpha,13E,15S)- (12 Dec 1998)



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thrombospondins
thrombostasis
thrombosthenin
thrombotic
thrombotic disease due to protein c deficiency
thrombotic gangrene
thrombotic hydrocephalus
thrombotic infarct
thrombotic microangiopathy
thrombotic phlegmasia
thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
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thromboxane
thromboxane-a synthase
thromboxane a2 (current term)
thromboxane b2
thromboxane dehydrogenase
thromboxanes
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thrombspondin
thrombus
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