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Since Tony had gone from him that afternoon, the clotting horror had not left his heart.

Clotting; in the blood, the result of fibrinogen changing to fibrin.

Blood was flowing from one foot and clotting on to his white gaiters as it flowed.

The cause of the clotting of blood is not yet fully understood.

By what means can blood be prevented from clotting or solidifying?

Always, unless some artificial means are taken to prevent it from clotting.

John ran his hand along his arm and shoulder, and felt cold thick blood, clotting his sleeve.

It is by means of the clotting of the blood that the escape of blood from ruptured vessels is arrested.

Was this the blood of Agnes Sterling or the scientist who employed her that was now clotting on the floor?

Warm water, he reflected, would serve better than cold in removing that clotting blood and dressing the hurt.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English clott "a round mass, lump," akin to Dutch kloot "ball," Danish klods "a block, lump," German Klotz "lump, block;" probably related to cleat and clod.

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