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Glossary of Coag lexicon

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Angioma
tumor of blood vessels
clot
soft semisolid mass of coagulum
ecchymoses
large area of skin discoloration due to soft tissue suffusion with blood.
embolus
undissolved material (blood clto)carried in the blood.
epistaxis
nose bleed
hemarthrosis
bleeding in joint space
hematoma
swelling in soft tissue due to localized collection of blood in tissue.
hemophilia
hereditary disorder where clotting is very delayed, hard to stop hemorrhage.
hemostasis
clotting
homeostasis
maintainequilibrium
melena
black feces from digested blood
menorrhagia
excess menstruation
petechiae
tiny hemorrhagic spots
pseudohemophilia
excess bleeding due to abnormal vasculature
purpura
purple/lvid hemorrhagic splotches
syndrome
constellation of findings common to several specific disorders.
telangiectasia
capillary dilation formin an angioma
thrombashthenia
platelets abnormal, deficient clot retraction; Glanzmann disease
What is Glanzmann disease?
Platlet abnormality + weakness
what is Thrombo-?
Related to clot
What is a thrombocyte?
blood platelet
what is a thrombus?
blood clot which forms in and obstructs vessels.

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