antiplatelet


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an·ti·plate·let

(an'tē-plāt'let),
A substance that manifests a lytic or agglutinative action on blood platelets, thereby inhibiting or destroying the effects of the latter.

antiplatelet

(ăn′tē-plāt′lĭt, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Acting against or destroying blood platelets.

antiplatelet

[-plat′lit]
any agent that destroys platelets or inhibits their function.

antiplatelet

directed against or destructive to blood platelets; inhibiting platelet function.

antiplatelet antibody
autoantibody against platelets, the cause of immune-mediated thrombocytopenia. Detected by the platelet factor 3 release test.
antiplatelet drugs
the prevention of thromboembolic disorders in animals is limited mainly to the treatment of cats with arterial thromboembolism and dogs with heartworms. Platelet aggregation may be impeded by treatment with aspirin, dipyrimadole, sulfinpyrazone or propranolol.
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