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Coagulant

Coagulant

1. An agent that causes, stimulates, or accelerates coagulation, especially with reference to blood.

Synonym: coagulative.


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"Twenty questions"-biology game

... blood? Hook tightly and will just loose after get full? If you remove it before it gets full, you will get bleeding because it contains blood anti-coagulant? Leech (Hirudinae)? 8) Kill me if I am wrong :roll: :oops: :oops:

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Oct 14, 2006 3:47 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Twenty questions"-biology game
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Spleen

... adhere to and are activated by collagen outside the blood vessel and the skin. The activated platelets then release granules that contain pro-coagulant proteins furthering clotting. [/quote] The platelets must be activated to clot, the calcium is part of the clotting pathway but does not initiate

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by mith
Thu Jul 28, 2005 4:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Spleen
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