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Clot  v. i.  (past & past part. clotted; pres. part. clotting)  To concrete, coagulate, or thicken, as soft or fluid matter by evaporation; to become a clot or clod.

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"Clot" Quotes from Famous Books

... the author of this article has made a more detailed examination of the question, operating upon several hundreds of rabbits. And he found that all albinoes do not fail to clot when intravascularly injected with nucleoproteids. Only about 9% of them thus failed absolutely to manifest any trace of coagulation. But about 7% showed an exceedingly limited coagulation, in which the clot was colourless and flocculent, ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

... Selby departed in his cab and I went home, and, having nothing better to do, turned up my notes on various cases of venous thrombosis, or blood-clot in the veins, which I had treated ...
— Doctor Therne • H. Rider Haggard

... sometimes a liar, made no scruple of stealing sweetmeats, fruits, or, indeed, any kind of eatables; but never took delight in mischievous waste, in accusing others, or tormenting harmless animals. I recollect, indeed, that one day, while Madam Clot, a neighbor of ours, was gone to church, I made water in her kettle: the remembrance even now makes me smile, for Madame Clot (though, if you please, a good sort of creature) was one of the most tedious grumbling old women I ever knew. Thus have I given a brief, but faithful, history ...
— The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete • Jean Jacques Rousseau

... that time were curious. Phlebitis had set in, and for a time I was in serious danger from the formation of a clot of blood in one of the arteries. As is pretty generally known, whilst this state of things exists death may occur at any moment from the stoppage of the heart through the clot getting free and passing into the central organ. It was curious to lie in this condition for several ...
— Memoirs of Sir Wemyss Reid 1842-1885 • Stuart J. Reid, ed.

... shapes for particular purposes. When it is screwed up into a conical or wedge-like shape, it is called a tent, and is used to dilate fistulous openings, so as to allow the matter to escape freely; and to plug wounds, so as to promote the formation of a clot of blood, and thus arrest bleeding. When rolled into little balls, called boulettes, it is used for absorbing matter in cavities, or blood in wounds. Another useful form is made by rolling a mass of scraped lint into a long roll, and then tying it in the middle with a piece of thread; ...
— Enquire Within Upon Everything - The Great Victorian Domestic Standby • Anonymous

Words linked to "Clot" :   lump, ball, turn, clod, clotting, embolus, modify, clump, change state, blood clot, clabber, homogenize, thrombus

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