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Descriptor English: Platelet Activation
Descriptor Spanish: Activación Plaquetaria
Descriptor Portuguese: Ativação Plaquetária
Descriptor French: Activation plaquettaire
Entry term(s): Activation, Platelet
Activations, Platelet
Platelet Activations
Tree number(s): G09.188.390.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015539
Scope note: A series of progressive, overlapping events, triggered by exposure of the PLATELETS to subendothelial tissue. These events include shape change, adhesiveness, aggregation, and release reactions. When carried through to completion, these events lead to the formation of a stable hemostatic plug.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Blood Platelets (1972-1989)
Platelet Aggregation (1977-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
Related: Bleeding Time MeSH
DeCS ID: 24837
Unique ID: D015539
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/04/07
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Platelet Activation - Preferred
Concept UI M0023905
Scope note A series of progressive, overlapping events, triggered by exposure of the PLATELETS to subendothelial tissue. These events include shape change, adhesiveness, aggregation, and release reactions. When carried through to completion, these events lead to the formation of a stable hemostatic plug.
Preferred term Platelet Activation
Entry term(s) Activation, Platelet
Activations, Platelet
Platelet Activations



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