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clot

 (klŏt)
n.
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
v.intr.
To form into a clot or clots; coagulate: The blood clotted over the wound.
v.tr.
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)
Translations

clot·ting

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

clotting

n coagulación f
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The timely detection of clotting defects followed by the appropriate blood product transfusion is critical in managing bleeding patients.
3-5) Underlying clotting defects has been described.
Finally, clotting time end points in tests such as prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time enable screening for clotting defects, and fibrinolytic tests such as the low-concentration t-PA response test described in this report enable screening for fibrinolytic defects.