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clot

 [klot]
1. a semisolidified mass, as of blood or lymph; called also coagulum.
2. coagulate. See also clotting.
blood clot a coagulum in the blood stream formed of an aggregation of blood factors, primarily platelets, and fibrin with entrapment of cellular elements; see also thrombus. Some authorities differentiate thrombus formation from simple coagulation or clot formation. Called also cruor.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

clot

(klot),
1. To coagulate, said especially of blood.
2. A soft, nonrigid, insoluble mass formed when a liquid (for example, blood or lymph) gels.
[O.E. klott, lump]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

clot

(klŏt)
n.
A soft, nonrigid, insoluble mass formed when blood or lymph gels.
v.
To coagulate.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

clot

noun An intravascular coagulum.
 
verb To coagulate.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

clot

Vox populi noun An intravascular coagulum. See Blood clot, Hard clot, Sentinel clot verbTo coagulate.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

clot

(klot)
1. To coagulate, said especially of blood.
2. A soft, nonrigid, insoluble mass formed when a liquid (e.g., blood or lymph) gels.
[O.E. klott, lump]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

clot

A thick, coagulated, viscous mass, especially of blood elements.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Clot

A soft, semi-solid mass that forms when blood gels.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

clot

(klot)
1. To coagulate (e.g., blood).
2. A soft, nonrigid, insoluble mass formed when a liquid congeals.
[O.E. klott, lump]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about clot

Q. What causes blood clots? My father had a heart attack which was caused by a blood clot. Am I at risk for developing blood clots too? How do I prevent it from happening?

A. I found a website that checks your risks for inheriting your family's illness, including blood clots. They have a test you can do which is called "Free Risk Assessment for Thrombophilia":
http://www.dnadirect.com/patients/tests/blood_clotting/more_about/GH_Thr_Risk.jsp

Q. How can I prevent blood clots? I am 45 years old and am supposed to go on a business trip overseas. The flight itself is 12 hours long and then I have to continue traveling by bus. Could this cause me to have blood clots? If so, how can I prevent it?

A. Always walk as much as you can on the plane. Also, rotate your ankels in circles. Sometimes try to use your ankels and make the alphabet with them. Have fun..

Q. very dark blood clots @ first sight of period? At first sight of period, instead of normal rosy spotting it's brownish spotting followed by small clots.

A. totally agree with hottie, most likely that will be in normal range of variation. unless you feel some unusual pain, then you need to find medical advice. but it is also suggested for you to go to your ob-gyn doctor for a regular checkup anyway.
stay healthy always..

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CLO indentures specify a hierarchy of market value sources that typically starts with a nationally recognized loan pricing service, such as IHS Markit or Loan Pricing Corporation, and then looks to the average price from three independent broker-dealers, or the lower of two, if only two bids are available, or the bid in the case of a sole bid.
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The loans held in CLOs are high-yielding, and are generally used in leveraged buy-outs, to finance the acquisition of a company by a private equity firm.
CLOs also expect to increase their inside budgets by an average 3.1 percent and outside budgets by an average 1.3 percent, resulting in overall total budget increases of 2.3 percent -- a small increase over last year's average total budget increases of 1.9 percent.
Stating that he is very scared of sharks, Le Clos said that the retired American swimmer had convinced him to swim alongside him with the sharks after the South African beat his idol Phelps in the 200-metre butterfly at the London Olympics a year ago.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- UN Under-Secretary General and UN-HAIBTAT Executive Director Joan Clos in a ceremony granted the United Nations' Award for Best Successful Urban Management Experiences to the Iranian capital, Tehran, and Austria's capital city, Vienna.
Summary: South Africa's Chad le Clos says Michael Phelps' retirement is not the end of the sport, but an opportunity for others to rise up.