antiplatelet

adjective an·ti·plate·let \ ˌan-tē-ˈplāt-lət , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of antiplatelet

: preventing or inhibiting platelets from adhering to each other
  • The drugʼs antiplatelet activity reduces the risk of blood clot formation in stroke survivors.

First Known Use of antiplatelet

circa 1923

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antiplatelet

adjective an·ti·plate·let \ -ˈplāt-lət \

medical Definition of antiplatelet

: acting against or destroying blood platelets
  • antiplatelet drugs

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