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Medical Term:

CD51

 

Definition: a type I transmembrane protein present on endothelial cells, monocytes, macrophages, platelets, some B cells, osteoclasts, and uterine cells; plays a role in platelet aggregation and/or endothelial cell adhesion and in monocyte migration.

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