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  • v. Present participle of clot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid

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Examples

  • In children and pets the decrease in clotting ability can lead to bruising of skin and bleeding from those nose, gums, minor cuts, scrapes and internal organs.

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  • As for the components he did say were part of the IC system, they can all be found to be essential in clotting cascade.

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  • As usual I didn't notice until ten minutes later when I looked down and found that my finger from knuckle to finger-tip was covered in clotting blood.

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  • a disease in which normal blood-clotting is deficient.

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  • If he's on blood thinners, that's more complicated because you're stopping blood from clotting, which is what you need to happen in the head.

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  • There's also a risk of scar tissue and clotting, which is why patients often receive stents coated with a drug designed to prevent arteries from closing back up, and often must take blood thinners for a while after the operation.

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  • CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER: Well, heparin has a very specific path of physiologic response taken causes prolongation of clotting, meaning, that it takes longer for your blood to clot.

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  • That caveat is important because the COX-2 enzyme is present in a wide range of body tissues, and revving up its activity may lead to some serious side effects such as clotting problems, increased sensitivity to pain and even muscle abnormalities.

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  • In addition to these efficacy advantages, rivaroxaban has other benefits compared with currently available treatment options because it is given as a one tablet, once-daily, fixed-dose regimen that eliminates the need for any routine monitoring (such as clotting, liver function etc) or dose adjustment. 2

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  • Systemically distributed proteins such as clotting factors have been traditionally expressed from muscle or liver to achieve therapeutic, long-term expression.

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