Clotting
Clot Clot, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clotted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clotting}.] To concrete, coagulate, or thicken, as soft or fluid matter by evaporation; to become a cot or clod. [1913 Webster]

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  • clotting — clotting; non·clotting; …   English syllables

  • clotting — noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid • Syn: ↑curdling, ↑coagulation • Derivationally related forms: ↑coagulate (for: ↑coagulation), ↑clot, ↑curdle ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • clotting — clot·ting (klotґing) coagulation (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • clotting — n. coagulating, forming into clots klÉ’t n. lump; coagulated mass of blood; fool (Slang) v. form into a lump, coagulate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Clotting time — The time required for a sample of blood to coagulate in vitro under standard conditions is called clotting time . Clotting is the formation of a jelly like substance over the valves of the blood vessels resulting in stoppage of blood flow.… …   Wikipedia

  • clotting factor — noun any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation • Syn: ↑coagulation factor • Hypernyms: ↑plasma protein • Hyponyms: ↑fibrinogen, ↑factor I, ↑prothrombin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • clotting factor — noun Date: 1960 any of several plasma components (as fibrinogen, prothrombin, and thromboplastin) that are involved in the clotting of blood compare factor VIII …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clotting factor — clot·ting factor klät iŋ n any of several plasma components (as fibrinogen, prothrombin, and thromboplastin) that are involved in the clotting of blood see FACTOR VIII, PLASMA THROMBOPLASTIN ANTECEDENT …   Medical dictionary

  • clotting factor — noun Physiology any of a number of substances in blood plasma which are involved in the clotting process, such as factor VIII …   English new terms dictionary

  • clotting time — noun the time it takes for a sample of blood to clot; used to diagnose some clotting disorders • Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period …   Useful english dictionary

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