Definition of Clotting time
1. Noun. The time it takes for a sample of blood to clot; used to diagnose some clotting disorders.
Medical Definition of Clotting time
1. The time required for blood to coagulate; prolonged in haemophilia and in the presence of obstructive jaundice, some anaemias and leukaemias, and some of the infectious diseases. Synonym: clotting time. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Clotting time
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1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1919)
"EFFECT OF BILE ON THE clotting time OF BLOOD. ... As shown in Table I, clotting time was delayed in proportion to the amount of bile present 1 Minot, GR, ..."
2. Physiology and Biochemistry in Modern Medicine by John James Rickard Macleod (1922)
"By this method the clotting time averages five minutes. A convenient apparatus for this method is that of Boggs, which is shown in Fig. 20. ..."
3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"In persons with normal blood this combined method decreased the clotting time below that noted when salt solution was used alone. In persons with diseases ..."
4. Experimental Pharmacology by Hugh McGuigan (1919)
"Collect for control 10 cc of blood and note the clotting time. ... Having determined the clotting time of the blood, inject several times 0.5 cc of ..."
5. Surgery and diseases of the mouth and jaws: A Practical Treatise on the by Vilray Papin Blair (1917)
"The clotting time in the individual may vary from time to time. When reduced by the administration ... As hemorrhage continues, the clotting time decreases. ..."
6. Essentials of Laboratory Diagnosis: Designed for Students and Practitioners by Francis Ashley Faught (1912)
"In the acute febrile stage the average clotting time obtained from observations ... A lengthened clotting time was found to indicate impending hemorrhage. ..."
7. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1922)
"Slightly delayed clotting time is found in many conditions without hemorrhage and without serious hemorrhages following surgical ..."
8. Bodily Changes in Pain, Hunger, Fear and Rage: An Account of Recent by Walter Bradford Cannon (1920)
"For thirty minutes before injection the clotting time averaged 5.4 minutes. Then, about ten minutes after one cubic centimeter of ..."