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blood clot

n.
A semisolid gelatinous mass of coagulated blood that consists of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets entrapped in a fibrin network.

blood clotting n.

blood clot

A group of blood cells and platelets that clump together to form a clot, usually in a blood vessel. Blood clots can interfere with the circulation of blood.
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Noun1.blood clot - a semisolid mass of coagulated red and white blood cells
blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
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We shall wait," said Van Helsing, "just long enough to fix the best spot for trephining, so that we may most quickly and perfectly remove the blood clot, for it is evident that the haemorrhage is increasing.
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The Spiroflex catheter, Possis' most flexible and maneuverable rapid exchange catheter, is specifically designed for blood clot removal (thrombectomy) in small vessels such as coronary arteries.
In patients with cancer, the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), which is a blood clot in the deep veins or the lungs, is up to five times higher compared to people the same age without cancer, and the risk magnifies in those receiving chemotherapy.
Ask about Clots is encouraging individuals to ask their doctor, nurse or healthcare professional about their risk of developing a blood clot - so they can be assessed and given appropriate treatment.
The results showed people who had taken anti-psychotic drugs in the previous two years had a 32% greater risk of any type of blood clot.
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David Curb, a geriatrician at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, who coauthored the blood clot study.