A 28-year-old male asked:
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what is the definition or description of: blood clot?

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Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood trapped : Its blood trapped in a blood vessel so there is no movemnet of blood.
Answered on Apr 2, 2016
Dr. Shawn Sarin
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Definition: A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like that would require treatment.
Answered on Mar 28, 2016
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