Blood clotting mechanism

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This is exposed which causes a blood clott
Collagen
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This is damaged and releases clotting factors
Endothelium
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These collect at the cut and then release clotting factors
Platelets
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Release of clotting factors and Ca2+ + Vitamin K create
Prothrombin
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Prothrombin is a _____ dissolved in plasma
protein
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Prothrombin creates
Thrombin
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Thrombin is a proteolytic...
enzyme
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Thromibin creates a plasma protein called
Fibrinogen
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Fibrinogen creates
insoluable fibrin fibres
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The blood cells get trapped by fibrin fibres which causes ____ to be established
Blood clot
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This whole mechanism is a
Cascade of events
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This is damaged and releases clotting factors

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Endothelium

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These collect at the cut and then release clotting factors

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Release of clotting factors and Ca2+ + Vitamin K create

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Prothrombin is a _____ dissolved in plasma

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