defibrinated blood

whole blood from which fibrin was separated during the clotting process.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • soluble dried blood — noun : a reddish brown powder made from defibrinated uncoagulated blood and used especially in making water resistant glues for plywood, as a clarifying agent, and as a stabilizer and spreader in emulsions (as insecticidal and fungicidal sprays) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • osmotic fragility test — (for spherocytosis) heparinized or defibrinated blood is placed in tubes of sodium chloride solution (pH 7.4) varying in concentration from 0.85 to 0.00 per cent (w/v); the amount of hemolysis in each tube is determined colorimetrically.… …   Medical dictionary

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