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An agent that inhibits bacterial growth that can be used on human tissue.


The point of forking or separating into two branches.


The percentage by volume of packed red blood cells in a given sample of blood after centrifgation.


A situation in which the concentration of blood cells is increased in proportion to the plasma.


The destruction or dissolution of red blood cells, with subsequent release of hemoglobin.


The liquid portion of whole blood that contains active clotting agents.


The liquid portion of whole blood that remains after the blood has clotted.


With no delay; at once.



thixotropic gel

A material that appears to be solid until subjected to a disturbance, such as centrifugation, upon which it becomes a liquid.

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