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1. A thick, viscous, or coagulated mass or lump, as of blood.
2. A clump, mass, or lump, as of clay.
3. A compact group: a clot of trucks blocking the tunnel's entrance.
v. clot·ted, clot·ting, clots
To form into a clot or clots; coagulate: The blood clotted over the wound.
1. To cause to form into a clot or clots.
2. To fill or cover with or as if with clots.

[Middle English, from Old English clott, lump.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clotting - the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
blood clotting, blood coagulation - a process in which liquid blood is changed into a semisolid mass (a blood clot)
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
thermocoagulation - congealing tissue by heat (as by electric current)


n. coagulación;
___ factorfactor de ___;
___ timetiempo de ___.


n coagulación f
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Whether he thought the owners of the ship denied it to him, on account of its clotting his clear, sunny complexion; or whether he deemed that, on so long a voyage in such marketless waters, butter was at a premium, and therefore was not for him, a subaltern; however it was, Flask, alas
Because the survival rate when clotting occurs is less than 40 percent, and some cats often develop a second clot, many are euthanized rather than treated.
The team also saw the same morphology of compacted clots after initiating clotting with various activators and also with clots formed from human blood reconstituted with its cellular and plasma components and from mouse blood.
The risk of blood clots substantially increases where pre-existing conditions promote clotting (see table below).
Though the clotting property of blood can save your life when you're wounded, clots that form where they're not supposed to can be life-threatening.
A recent study, published in the July issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), suggests that certain factors appear to raise the risk of clotting in patients who are given blood-thinning medications prior to and following knee replacement surgery.
Clotting of blood and bone marrow specimens results in sequestration of dividing cells within the thrombus and therefore frequently results in culture failure, precluding chromosome analysis.
Washington, June 1 (ANI): A new research has solved the decades old molecular mystery linked to blood clotting.
There may be inherited clotting problems, and illnesses such as cancer, heart failure or stroke may put people more at risk, as will smoking.
IV administration enables a physician to quickly adjust a patient's dose if, for example, testing suggests that the person's blood remains excessively prone to clotting.
The only reason you get clotting in the leg is because they are not getting enough circulation.