antiplatelet

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

antiplatelet ‎(not comparable)

  1. (immunology) Working against or destroying blood platelets.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

antiplatelet ‎(plural antiplatelets)

  1. A drug that destroys blood platelets.
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      Discharge drugs included antihypertensives, statins, and antiplatelets (aspirin, aspirin/dipyridamole, clopidogrel, aspirin/clopidogrel dual antiplatelet therapy, and other antiplatelet agents).

References[edit]

  • "antiplatelet" in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004), accessed 1 November 2009
  • antiplatelet” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.