Platelet adhesiveness

Platelet adhesiveness is the adhesion of platelets to other structures.[1]

It can be contrasted with platelet aggregation,[2] which refers to the processes or factors which lead to the adhesion of platelets to other platelets.

See also


  1. Platelet+adhesiveness at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  2. Mimidis K, Papadopoulos V, Kartasis Z, et al. (May 2004). "Assessment of platelet adhesiveness and aggregation in mild acute pancreatitis using the PFA-100 system". JOP. 5 (3): 132–7. PMID 15138334.

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