Definition of cryoprecipitate in English:

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cryoprecipitate

Pronunciation: /ˌkrʌɪəʊprɪˈsɪpɪtət/

noun

1chiefly Biochemistry A substance precipitated from a solution, especially from the blood, at low temperatures.
Example sentences
  • The chamber was squeezed to speed up the flow of fluid and some of the cryoprecipitate must have leaked back into the bag of Hartmann's.
  • A clinical laboratory scientist is pooling six units of cryoprecipitate for a patient.
  • Currently, cryoprecipitate is the only source of concentrated fibrinogen available.
1.1 [mass noun] Medicine An extract rich in a blood-clotting factor obtained as a residue when frozen blood plasma is thawed.
Example sentences
  • Many are dependent on unsafe blood products such as frozen plasma, cryoprecipitate and whole blood making themselves susceptible to viral infections.
  • Blood products like fresh blood, plasma or cryoprecipitate can be used.
  • Type A blood has more cryoprecipitate which blood banks want.

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