coagulability


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co·ag·u·late

 (kō-ăg′yə-lāt′)
v. co·ag·u·lat·ed, co·ag·u·lat·ing, co·ag·u·lates
v.tr.
To cause transformation of (a liquid or sol, for example) into or as if into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass.
v.intr.
To become coagulated: As it cooled, the sauce began to coagulate.

[Middle English coagulaten, from Latin coāgulāre, coāgulāt-, from coāgulum, coagulator; see coagulum.]

co·ag′u·la·bil′i·ty n.
co·ag′u·la·ble, co·ag′u·la′tive (-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv) adj.
co·ag′u·la′tion n.
co·ag′u·la′tor n.
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Meanwhile, high BFR, which is a factor known to decrease coagulability, was used in both studies (Aniort et al., 2012; Bousselmi et al., 2015; Kessler et al., 2015).
Intermittent pneumatic foot compression can activate blood fibrinolysis without changes in blood coagulability and platelet activation.
In addition, the exposure of blood to CPB circuit and its dilutional effect results in altered coagulability which cannot be accurately reversed by protamine.
Viperidae (vipers), Colubridae (back-fanged venomous snakes, e.g., Boomslang and the Twig snake), and Crotalidae (pit-vipers) venoms produce in addition to systemic/lethal effects, striking local effects, namely, hemorrhage, necrosis, and oedema [11, 16] as well as alterations in coagulability of blood [17-19].
Troponin x 3 was negative, and coagulability workup was within normal range.