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Medical Term:

platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa


Definition: an integrin, member of a large family of transmembrane proteins composed of alpha and beta submits that promote cellular adhesion and mediate cell-to-cell binding and cell-to-extracellular matrix binding.

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