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sludging

[sluhj-ing] /ˈslʌdʒ ɪŋ/
noun, Pathology
1.
intravascular slowing or clumping of red blood cells.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; sludge + -ing1
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Examples for sludging
  • Chronic mountain sickness is characterized by excessive red blood cell production which causes sludging of the vascular system.

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