the process in which platelets adhere to the walls of damaged blood vessels, setting off a series of processes leading to the formation of a patchy mesh at the injury site.
The process of forming a permanent clot to repair a damaged blood vessel. It includes four steps: vasoconstriction, platelet aggregation, platelet adhesion, and the formation of a fibrin plug.
The coagulation of blood. This process protects against blood loss from harm to blood vessels but can also occur abnormally and deprive tissues of normal blood flow.