blood clot


noun

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

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coagulum, embolism, embolus, grume, thrombus

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blood clot in Medicine

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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blood clot in Science

blood clot

See embolism.
See thrombus.
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