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Colorized scanning electron micrograph of a coronary artery thrombus taken from a patient who had a heart attack. Fibrin fibers are brown; platelet aggregates are gray; red blood cells in red; leukocytes are depicted in green.

Credit: John Weisel, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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Colorized scanning electron micrograph of a coronary artery thrombus taken from a patient who had a heart attack. Fibrin fibers are brown; platelet aggregates are gray; red blood cells in red; leukocytes are depicted in green.
 


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