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Term: posterior cardinal vein blood coagulation, fibrin clot formation
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Name: posterior cardinal vein
Synonyms: axial vein, caudal cardinal veins, PCV, postcardinal vein
Definition: Continuation of the caudal vein cranial to the anal pore. The cardinal vein splits into a pair of vessels in the cranial trunk, just caudal to the radix of the aorta. The posterior cardinals each empty into the common cardinal vein.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000477]
Name: blood coagulation, fibrin clot formation
Synonyms:
Definition: A protein activation cascade that contributes to blood coagulation and consists of the cascade of enzymatic reactions initiated by physical damage to the wall of a blood vessel, leading to the formation of a formation of a fibrin clot at the site of the injury. The process also includes numerous positive and negative regulatory events.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0072378]   QuickGO   AmiGO