clotting time

clotting time
the time it takes for a sample of blood to clot; used to diagnose some clotting disorders
Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Clotting time — The time required for a sample of blood to coagulate in vitro under standard conditions is called clotting time . Clotting is the formation of a jelly like substance over the valves of the blood vessels resulting in stoppage of blood flow.… …   Wikipedia

  • clotting time — see coagulation time * * * coagulation time the time required for blood to clot in a glass tube …   Medical dictionary

  • clotting time — see coagulation time …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Thrombin clotting time — The Thrombin Clotting Time (TCT), also known as the Thrombin Time (TT), is a coagulation assay which is usually performed in order to detect for the therapeutic level of the anticoagulant Heparin. It is also sensitive in detecting the presence of …   Wikipedia

  • Ecarin clotting time — (ECT) is a laboratory test used to monitor anticoagulation during treatment with hirudin, an anticoagulant medication which was originally isolated from leech saliva. Ecarin, the primary reagent in this assay, is derived from the venom of the saw …   Wikipedia

  • Время Коагуляции (Coagulation Time), Время Свертывания (Clotting Time) — время, необходимое крови или плазме крови для свертывания (см. Свертывание крови). Этот показатель можно использовать для тестирования различных этапов процесса свертывания крови. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Время Свертывания (Clotting Time) — см. Время коагуляции. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • time period — noun an amount of time (Freq. 4) a time period of 30 years hastened the period of time of his recovery Picasso s blue period • Syn: ↑period of time, ↑period • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • time — 1. That relation of events which is expressed by the terms past, present, and future, and measured by units such as minutes, hours, days, months, or years. 2. A certain period during which something definite or determined is done. SYN: tempus (2) …   Medical dictionary

  • Time, prothrombin — A clotting test, the prothrombin time is done to test the integrity of part of the clotting scheme. The prothrombin time is commonly used as a method of monitoring the accuracy of blood thinning treatment (anticoagulation) with COUMADIN.… …   Medical dictionary

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