Definition of Blood coagulation

1. Noun. A process in which liquid blood is changed into a semisolid mass (a blood clot).

Exact synonyms: Blood Clotting
Generic synonyms: Clotting, Coagulation, Curdling

Medical Definition of Blood coagulation

1. The sequential process by which the multiple coagulation factors of the blood interact, ultimately resulting in the formation of an insoluble fibrin clot; it may be divided into three stages: stage 1, the formation of intrinsic and extrinsic prothrombin converting principle; stage 2, the formation of thrombin; stage 3, the formation of stable fibrin polymers. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blood Coagulation

blood calculus
blood cancer
blood catecholamine
blood cell
blood cell count
blood cells
blood circulation
blood circulation time
blood clam
blood clots
blood clotting
blood clotting factor
blood coagulation (current term)
blood coagulation factor inhibitors
blood coagulation factors
blood coagulation tests
blood component removal
blood component transfusion
blood corpuscle
blood corpuscles
blood count
blood crisis
blood crystals
blood culture
blood cup
blood cyst
blood diamond

Literary usage of Blood coagulation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"Effects on blood coagulation. IV. Influence on Blood-Pressure. ... These are (1) its influence on blood coagulation, and (2) its action on the vaso-motor ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Some clinical aspects of blood coagulation. Internal. ... On the rt.le played by antagonistic ions in the process of blood coagulation. Proc. Soc. ..."

3. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1922)
"I shall try to-night to give a brief resume of the chief theories which have been held concerning the mechanism underlying blood coagulation. ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"In view of the many conflicting opinions expressed, it seems probable that in the process of blood-coagulation two or three "mother- substances" contribute, ..."

5. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Two of these blood coagulation factors, factor VIII and factor IX, are involved in the two main types of hemophilia. Hemophilia A, also known as classical ..."

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