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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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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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|Noun||1.||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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