thrombosthenin

plate·let ac·to·my·o·sin

the contractile protein of platelets, responsible for clot retraction, platelet aggregation, and release of ADP and other biologic amines essential to platelet function.
Synonym(s): thrombosthenin

thrombosthenin

(thrŏm″bō-sthē′nĭn) [″ + sthenos, strength]
A contractile protein present in platelets. This protein is active in clot retraction.

thrombosthenin

a contractile protein present in platelets and instrumental in producing retraction of a blood clot.