Platelet adhesiveness

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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.

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  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.