Translation of clot in Spanish:

clot

coágulo, n.

Pronunciation /klɒt//klɑt/

noun

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    (of blood)
    coágulo masculine
    • She wiped away the little clot of blood on his right ear and kissed it.
    • This drop is later formed into a clot of blood, which assumes the shape of a small tissue.
    • Blood clots can now be diagnosed within 3 hours by non invasive testing.
    • The most common type of embolus is a clot of blood, but other things can cause an embolism too.
    • The infected cells stick together, forming clots in the fine blood vessels of the brain.
    • My wife rushed me to the local emergency room where they gave me an EKG and administered blood thinners to break up the clot that was obstructing blood flow to my heart.
    • Blood clots form in a vein causing swelling and pain.
    • In a healthy person, the body is able to protect itself from excessive bleeding, by allowing a part of the blood called plasma to stick together and form clots.
    • Blood clots can be deadly, leading to strokes, for example, or blocking the lungs' supply of blood from the heart.
    • Depression alters the propensity of the blood to form clots.
    • This drug has been proven to help keep platelets in the blood from sticking together and forming clots, which can help protect against a future heart attack or stroke.
    • Aspirin has been used to treat heart disease because it thins blood and prevents clots.
    • Stroke is caused by a clot which prevents blood from reaching the brain and is one of the single biggest killers behind cancer and heart disease.
    • Soon I was sitting in a clot of vehicles high above Bay Ridge, alongside a station wagon full of young people.
  • 2British informal

    (idiot)
    bobalicón masculine informal
    bobalicona feminine informal
    • Maybe somewhere my friend was being similarly greeted and on the cusp of turning from a loveable clot into a threatening idiot.
    • Meanwhile some clumsy clot seems to have copied and pasted from last year's invitations.

intransitive verb

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    (blood) coagularse
    (cream/milk) cuajar
    • The blade came out easily, but it remained covered in thick, rancid-looking, clotted blood.
    • They are looking at why some people have blood platelets which clot inside the vessels, causing blockages, starving the heart of oxygen, leading to a heart attack.
    • It was long, but shallow, and the blood was clotting fast.
    • People who take aspirin as part of a cardiotherapy regimen may have to use a different type of drug to keep their blood from clotting.
    • ‘It reduces the stickiness of platelets and makes the blood less able to clot, which is the cause of strokes,’ she said.
    • A blood sample may be taken to check for anaemia or abnormalities in the way blood is clotting.
    • Samples were immediately removed from direct light and allowed to clot prior to chilling on ice.
    • Too much vitamin E can cause internal bleeding and can hinder blood clotting, at least in animals.
    • The thickened blood may clot in the fingers and toes, causing numbness, or in the brain, causing dizziness and confusion.
    • She seems nervous suddenly, shrinking behind the face tan and clotted makeup.
    • The creek is running, but it's as black as Baal's blood, black as the ichor of a god no one dares worship, and it runs like slow clotted goose fat.
    • Haemophilia is caused by a deficiency of factor eight which causes the blood to clot.
    • It can be caused by congenital defects or problems with the blood clotting.
    • Occasionall, nosebleeds happen in people with high blood pressure or with blood that doesn't clot properly.
    • Excessive amounts of these hormones cause a dangerous increase in blood pressure, blood clotting, and blood sugar.
    • Fluid from the ovaries prevents blood from clotting.
    • I cut my legs shaving, I thought the blood had finally clotted, so I put my stockings on - and smeared the blood.
    • Platelets are blood components that aid clotting.
    • The prothrombin test is one measure of how long it takes your blood to begin clotting.
    • The snow had melted, showing sodden branches and clotted lumps of brown leaves through the woods.
    • She also had a condition which meant her blood was prone to clotting.

transitive verb

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    coagular