- a mass of coagulated blood, as within a blood vessel or at the site of an open wound.
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Examples from the Web for blood clot
The openings were enlarged, and a number of fragments of bone, together with pulped cerebral matter and blood-clot, were removed.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900
George Henry Makins
One ear was slit, and a blood-clot from a cut on his head almost closed his left eye.The Spell of the Rockies
Enos A. Mills
Fixed dilatation of one pupil may result from pressure by blood-clot, without other functional disturbance of the nerve.
When the nerve is merely contused, or pressed upon by blood-clot, the paralysis tends to pass off in the course of a few days.
The importance of removing blood and blood-clot from the peritoneal cavity is demonstrated on p. 98.
- A semisolid, gelatinous mass of coagulated blood that consists of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in a fibrin network.
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