Definition of cryoprecipitate in English:


Line breaks: cryo|pre¦cipi|tate
Pronunciation: /ˌkrʌɪəʊprɪˈsɪpɪtət


chiefly Biochemistry
  • 1A substance precipitated from a solution, especially from the blood, at low temperatures.
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    • 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.
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    • 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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