from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thick, viscous, or coagulated mass or lump, as of blood.
- n. A clump, mass, or lump, as of clay.
- n. A compact group: a clot of automobiles blocking the tunnel's entrance.
- intransitive v. To form into a clot or clots; coagulate.
- transitive v. To cause to form into a clot or clots. See Synonyms at coagulate.
- transitive v. To fill or cover with or as if with clots.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A solidified mass of blood.
- n. A silly person.
- v. To form into a clot or mass
- v. To cause to clot or form into a mass
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A concretion or coagulation; esp. a soft, slimy, coagulated mass, as of blood; a coagulum.
- intransitive v. To concrete, coagulate, or thicken, as soft or fluid matter by evaporation; to become a cot or clod.
- transitive v. To form into a slimy mass.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A clod.
- n. A hill.
- n. A dull, stupid man; a clodpoll.
- n. A concrete or coagulated mass of soft or fluid matter: as, a clot of blood or of cream.
- n. A clump.
- To coagulate, as soft or fluid matter, into a thick inspissated mass; become concrete: as, milk or blood clots.
- To form into clots.
- To cause to coagulate; make or form into clots.
- To cover with clots; mat together by clots, as of blood.
- n. A dialectal variant of clote. Compare clot-bur.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
- v. change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
- v. cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
- v. turn into curds
- v. coalesce or unite in a mass
When the clot is dissolved or no further improvement can be made, the medication is stopped and the catheter is removed.
Quick clot is realy cool stuff but it has an expiration date.
The quick clot is good stuff, they make it in different sizes now which helps.
The final step is fibrin clot formation, in which a sticky, thread-like substance called fibrin forms a tight mesh over the platelet plug, binding it together.
In addition, elinogrel is being developed as both an intravenous drug and a pill, allowing it to be used for both patients with immediate blockages as well as for long-term clot prevention, said Mardi Dier, Portola's chief financial officer.
With CSVT the clot is in a vein that is carrying blood from the brain back to the heart.
This moving clot is often called an embolus or embolism.
Because if she did, it'd look like a heart attack or some brain clot, and nobody would ever know the abyss of horror I had in the last moments of a life ended prematurely because I thought I was too smart to believe in ghosts.
A blood clot occurs when blood changes from a liquid to a solid form.
It wasn't a bull's-eye, though, because the medical establishment contacted Randy soon after and said, "Do you realize that a clot is the actual opposite of a hemorrhage?"