currant jelly clot


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cur·rant jel·ly clot

a jellylike mass of red blood cells and fibrin formed by the in vitro or postmortem clotting of whole or sedimented blood.
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A red-black, gelatinous and non-adherent coagulum composed of red cells and scattered white cells—which have been fancifully likened to red currant jelly (US)/jam (UK). This clot is a type of postmortem intravascular blood clot that develops more rapidly than the slowly sedimenting chicken fat clot
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cur·rant jel·ly clot

(kŭr'ănt jel'ē klot)
A jellylike mass of red blood cells and fibrin formed by the in vitro or postmortem clotting of whole or sedimented blood.
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