plateletpheresis plate·let·phe·re·sis (plāt’lĭt-fə-rē’sĭs, -fěr’ə-)
A process in which platelets are removed from donated blood and the remaining components are returned to the donor.
- Platelet-rich plasma therapy
noun a therapy using blood with high levels of platelets containing growth factors, esp. for acceleration in healing and regeneration; abbrev. PRP Examples With PRP, a concentration of platelets is injected directly into the injury.
- Platelet tissue factor
platelet tissue factor n. See thromboplastin.
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