blood clot


noun

a mass of coagulated blood, as within a blood vessel or at the site of an open wound.

Nearby words

  1. blood bath,
  2. blood blister,
  3. blood brother,
  4. blood capillary,
  5. blood cell,
  6. blood count,
  7. blood crystal,
  8. blood cyst,
  9. blood disk,
  10. blood donor

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Medicine definitions for blood clot

blood clot

n.

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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Science definitions for blood clot

blood clot

See embolism.
See thrombus.
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