platelet-rich plasma therapy

Main Entry:  platelet-rich plasma therapy
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a therapy using blood with high levels of platelets containing growth factors, esp. for acceleration in healing and regeneration; abbrev. PRP
Example:  With PRP, a concentration of platelets is injected directly into the injury.
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