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Lesson 3-1 BCLT

The act of two parts or surfaces sticking together adhesion
The collecting of separate objects into one mass aggregation
Abnormal thickening and hardening of the arterial walls, causing loss of elasticity and impaired blood circulation arteriosclerosis
a form of arteriosclerosis in which lipids, calcium, cholesterol, and other substances deposit on the inner walls of the arteries atherosclerosis
the process of forming a fibrin clot coagulation
a group of plasma proteins (and the mineral calcium) involved in blood clotting coagulation factors
a protein connective tissue found in skin, bone, ligaments, and cartilage collagen
one of the products formed from the breakdown of fibrin by plasmin D-dimer
a mass (clot) of blood or foreign matter carried in the circulation embolus (pl. emboli)
the layer of epithelial cells that lines blood vessels and the serous cavities of the body endothelium
a protien formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin fibrin
degradation products formed when plasmin cleaves fibrin or fibrinogen; formerly fibrin split products fibrin degradation products
a plasma protein produced in the liver and converted to fibrin through the action of thrombin fibrinogen
enzymatic breakdown of a blood clot fibrinolysis
uncontrolled bleeding hemorrhage
the process of stopping bleeding, which includes clot formation and dissolution hemostasis
within the blood vessels intravascular
in the body, a mineral that plays an important role in hemostatis ionized calcium
an enzyme that binds to fibrin and initiates breakdown of the fibrin clot (fibrinolysis) plasmin
the inactive precursor of plasmin plasminogen
the precursor of thrombin; factor II prothrombin
a protein formed from prothrombin by the action of thromboplastin and other factors in the presence of calicium ions; factor IIa thrombin
a lipoprotein found in endothelium and other tissue; coagulation factor III; also called tissue factor thromboplastin
a blood clot that obstructs a blood vessel thrombus (pl. thrombi)
narrowing of the diameter of a blood vessel vasoconstriction
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