sticky blood


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sticky blood

n
(Medicine) a condition of the blood, particularly associated with Hughes syndrome, in which antibodies tend to adhere to platelets and glue them together, leading to an increased likelihood of clotting
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But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking wreaks cardiovascular consequences ranging from damaged arteries and lower levels of "good" cholesterol to sticky blood that's more prone to clotting.
Prof Quenby quickly discovered Laura had Antiphospholipid Syndrome, also known as "sticky blood syndrome", which can cause recurring miscarriages.
Laura Worsley, 35, has "sticky blood syndrome" and chronic histiocytic intervillositis, which affect her ability to have children.
Keller has learned since the stroke that he has a blood disorder referred to as "sticky blood," which makes him likely to suffer clots.
Desperate to know what was wrong with her, she pushed for a scan and finally learned that she was suffering from "sticky blood syndrome".
She was diagnosed with antiphospholipid or "sticky blood" syndrome, which increases the risk of potentially fatal blood clots like deep vein thrombosis.
Sticky blood from high homocysteine (MTHFR polymorphisms) or toxic, infected, teeth cause heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thromboses, and pulmonary embolism.
The folk songs in the background about treating the girl child with tender care mock Monali's numbing pain and grief as she repeatedly tries to wash off the sticky blood of lust from her wounded private parts.
When thedoctorsremovedtheirhandsfromyourmother and lifted you up to the sky, it was as though they removed a trove of pearls and diamonds and rubies all covered in sticky blood."
Actress Holly Matthews revealed she was forced to inject herself daily to protect her unborn child after being diagnosed with a problem commonly known as sticky blood.
Studies suggest that catechins protect the artery walls against the damage that causes heart disease and prevents formation of sticky blood clots.
One of the worst pests of corn in the world, the corn rootworm, may owe its success partly to its larvae's very sticky blood.