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thrombolytic agent (trade name Activase) that causes fibrinolysis at the site of a blood clot; used in treating acute myocardial infarction Activase , tissue plasminogen activator
inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form alveolitis , dry socket
process in which liquid blood is changed into a semisolid mass (a blood clot) blood clotting , blood coagulation
blood clot in a cerebral artery or vein cerebral thrombosis
time it takes for a sample of blood to clot; used to diagnose some clotting disorders clotting time
occlusion of a coronary artery caused either by progressive atherosclerosis or by a blood clot coronary occlusion
obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus) coronary , coronary thrombosis
clot or air bubble in a blood vessel embolism
occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle) embolism
abnormal particle (e.g. an air bubble or part of a clot) circulating in the blood embolus
blood clot drifting in bloodstream and then getting lodged embolus
enzyme liberated from blood platelets that converts prothrombin into thrombin as blood starts to clot factor III , thrombokinase , thromboplastin
in the clotting of blood thrombin catalyzes factor XIII into its active form (fibrinase) which causes fibrin to form a stable clot factor XIII , fibrinase
low level of prothrombin (factor II) in the circulating blood; results in long clotting time and poor clot formation and sometimes excessive bleeding; can result from vitamin K deficiency hypothrombinemia
clot formation infarction
most common kind of stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain (as from a clot blocking a blood vessel) ischaemic stroke , ischemic stroke
blockage of the pulmonary artery by foreign matter or by a blood clot pulmonary embolism
surgical removal of a blood clot (thrombus) from a blood vessel thrombectomy
enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot thrombin
therapy consisting of the administration of a pharmacological agent to cause thrombolysis of an abnormal blood clot thrombolytic therapy
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