blood clotting

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blood clot

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.
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Noun1.blood clotting - a process in which liquid blood is changed into a semisolid mass (a blood clot)
clotting, coagulation, curdling - the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
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University of Illinois biochemistry professor James Morrissey, who led the study with chemistry professor Chad Rienstra and biochemistry, biophysics and pharmacology professor Emad Tajkhorshid report that they are the first to describe in atomic detail a chemical interaction that is vital to blood clotting.
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