What does TPA mean in Physiology?

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Tissue Plasminogen Activator

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What does TPA mean?

tissue plasminogen activator, Activase(noun)
a thrombolytic agent (trade name Activase) that causes fibrinolysis at the site of a blood clot; used in treating acute myocardial infarction

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