Definition of blood clot
- She had a blood clot in her lungs.
: the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body
: a comparable fluid of an invertebrate
: a fluid resembling blood
: to stain or wet with blood
: to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey
: a portion of a substance adhering together in a thick nondescript mass (as of clay or gum)
: a roundish viscous lump formed by coagulation of a portion of liquid or by melting
: a coagulated mass produced by clotting of blood
: to become a clot : form clots
: to undergo a sequence of complex chemical and physical reactions that results in conversion of fluid blood into a coagulated mass : coagulate
: to cause to form into or as if into a clot
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