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what is coagulation?

protein part of the thrombis that is formed during hemostasis. Platelet plug that is formed is NOT coagulation

2

MPV =

mean platelet volume (avg. size of a platelet)

3

thrombocyte

a clot

4

platelet senescence (deterioration with age) is associated with:

increased membrane phosphatidylserine

5

what organ functions as platelet reserve?

spleen. Stores ~20% of body's platelets

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platelet metabolism

glucose = major energy source. Also has glycogen stores

7

Do neutrophils have glycogen stores?

Yes. This allows them to go into sites where there isn't good oxygen supply

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dense body

a dense granule inside a platelet

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