Synonyms for blood clot

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The bursting of a blood vessel in the brain may let a blood clot form and press on the nerves which govern the arm or the leg.

He decided to leave his hand unbandaged, letting it bleed as much as it would and the blood clot naturally.

Probably the most frequent cause is found in plugging, or occlusion, of the arteries by a blood clot.

It was a completely unforeseeable thing—a blood clot broke loose in a vein, and lodged in his brain.

Nerve-racked from birth, with the pains of child-birth, the blood clot, such sickness has seized upon me.

Blood clot first escaped, followed by free arterial hæmorrhage.

Disgusted with the way things had turned out, he grabbed up the blood clot and threw it up through the hole.

When we took off one man's boot, we found a blood clot two inches thick on the sole of his foot.

A blood clot in a vessel producing an obstruction in the flow of the blood in the same.

Reynolds noted a layer like a blood clot under the cerebellum in a horse fed with barium chlorid.