31.9 MB (1.2 MB compressed)
2916 x 3818 pixels
24.6 x 32.3 cm ⏐ 9.7 x 12.7 in (300dpi)
JIM DOWDALLS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JIM DOWDALLS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
This is an illustration of a blood clot. Strands of fibrin trap blood cells and platelets into a mass that may partially or fully block a blood vessel. Blood clots, left untreated, are a major cause of ischaemic stroke, heart disease, and cerebral thrombosis in the brain.
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