The precipitate that forms when plasma is frozen and then thawed; particularly rich in fibronectin and blood-clotting Factor VIII.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Cryoprecipitate — Cryoprecipitate, also called Cryoprecipitated Antihemophilic Factor , Cryoprecipitated AHF , and most commonly just cryo , is a frozen blood product prepared from plasma. It is often transfused as a four to six unit pool instead of as a single… …   Wikipedia

  • cryoprecipitate — Precipitate that forms when soluble material is cooled, especially with reference to the precipitate that forms in normal blood plasma which has been subjected to cold precipitation and which is rich in factor VIII. * * * cryo·pre·cip·i·tate .krī …   Medical dictionary

  • cryoprecipitate — n. a precipitate produced by freezing and thawing under controlled conditions. An example of a cryoprecipitate is the residue obtained from fresh frozen blood plasma that has been thawed at 4°C. This residue is extremely rich in a clotting factor …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cryoprecipitate — [ˌkrʌɪəʊprɪ sɪpɪtət] noun chiefly Biochemistry a substance precipitated from a solution, especially from the blood, at low temperatures …   English new terms dictionary

  • cryoprecipitate — cryo·precipitate …   English syllables

  • cryoprecipitate — /ˌkraɪoʊprəˈsɪpətət/ (say .kruyohpruh sipuhtuht) noun plasma containing clotting factors, stored in a frozen state, and used to correct coagulation defects, especially in haemophilia …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Cryoppt — cryoprecipitate …   Medical dictionary

  • Cryoppt — • cryoprecipitate …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Cryosupernatant — The term cryosupernatant (also called cryo poor plasma, cryoprecipitate depleted) refers to plasma from which the cryoprecipitate has been removed. Components The resulting plasma has reduced levels of Factor VIII (FVIII), von Willebrand factor… …   Wikipedia

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