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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.
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cru·or

(krū'ōr),
Coagulated blood.
[L. blood (that flows from a wound)]
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Mas cruor designa de fato o sangue derramado, a efusao e portanto uma certa exterioridade, uma visibilidade do vermelho, sua expressao do lado de fora, essa cor que inunda todos os textos de Victor Hugo contra a pena de morte, desde o vermelho que a guilhotina faz correr, 'a velha bebedora de sangue', 'a horrivel maquina escarlate', ate os andaimes de madeira vermelha que sustentavam sua lamina ('duas vigas compridas pintadas de vermelho, uma escada pintada de vermelho, um cesto pintado de vermelho, uma escada pintada de vermelho em que se parece encaixar por um dos lados uma lamina grossa e enorme triangular ...
Such is the case with the opening poem, "Cruor Dei," as it navigates through difficult familial history: "So it is with my father in his illness, / railing at the bolted apartment door, / cursing his wife for locking up his wife." The father becomes "the complicated child, the latch / lifting on an intricate cage." In "Amnesia," the poet responds to the startling revelation of sexual abuse in his wife's family: "My wife, my sphinx, my casting pool by turns, / who knew beneath her blushed chest / a patch of shame closed up its flower." Not known for such autobiography in his verse, Bond risks a narcissistic rawness here.
In contrast to many other theologians, Gerhard's word of choice for the relic he defends is cruor (bloodshed) not sanguis.
2 El etimo del latin crudelis y cruor es la raiz indoeuropea kreu, que significa la carne desollada cubierta de sangre (Pokorny 1: 621).
The snake's poison freezes Laevus' blood: fixus praecordia pressit / Niliaca serpente cruor ("[Laevus'] blood pressed his heart, frozen by the serpent of the Nile," 815-16).