clotting clotting  /ˈklɑ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
  2. (v) change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
  3. (v) cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
  4. (v) turn into curds
  5. (v) coalesce or unite in a mass
  6. (n) the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid

Derived Word(s)

News

  • Diagnostic to assess clotting disorders in surgery raises new capital

    A medical device company has raised nearly $1.3 million to advance a diagnostic to detect life-threatening bleeding and blood clots, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. HemoSonics‘ Point of Care Analyzer evaluates the systems that manage clotting: platelets, coagulation factors, fibrinogen and fibrinolytic proteins. The device is being [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MedCity News

Quotes

  1. Miller quotes Behe on page 87 of Darwin's Black Box stating: "Since each step necessarily requires several parts, not only is the entire blood-clotting system irreducibly complex, but so is each step in the pathway."
    on Aug 18, 2009 By: Kenneth Miller Source: Discovery Institute (blog)

  2. "I will probably not have to be on blood thinner for the rest of my life," Hanson said. "But unfortunately there are many who do have clotting issues who may have to be on blood thinner for a much more extended time if not for the rest of...
    on Jun 5, 2008 By: Isaac Hanson Source: NewsOK.com (registration)

  3. "When you're working out or skating, your muscles are pumping so you're not at risk of clotting," Ortmeyer explained. "Down time, that's when you're at risk. In the afternoon after practice, in the 12-hour span between evening and the next...
    on Nov 10, 2009 By: Jed Ortmeyer Source: San Jose Mercury News

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