clot retraction time


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clot retraction time

[¦klät ri′trak·shən ‚tīm]
(pathology)
The length of time required for the appearance or completion of the contraction or shrinkage of a blood clot, resulting in the extrusion of serum.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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