The solid material which forms when frozen plasma is slowly thawed.
The precipitate that forms when plasma is frozen and then thawed; particularly rich in fibronectin and blood-clotting Factor VIII.
Cryoprecipitate, also called `Cryoprecipitated Antihaemophilic Factor`, `Cryoprecipitated AHF`, and `cryo` for short, is a frozen blood product prepared from plasma. To acquire cryoprecipitate, thawed fresh frozen plasma should be centrifuged and the precipitate should be collected. It is often transfused as a four to six unit pool instead o...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryoprecipitate
(from the article `therapeutics`) Cryoprecipitate is prepared from fresh frozen plasma and contains about half the coagulation factors in 115 the volume. It is used to treat patients ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/164
(kri″o-pre-sip´ĭ-tāt) any precipitate that results from cooling, sometimes specifically the one rich in factor VIII obtained from cooling of blood plasma and used in treatment of hemophilia A (see antihemophilic factor, def. 2).Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
<haematology> The precipitate that forms when plasma is frozen and then thawed, particularly rich in fibronectin and blood clotting Factor VIII. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
cryoprecipitate Precipitate which 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.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2785/4
Type: Term Pronunciation: krī′ō-prē-sip′i-tāt Definitions: 1. Precipitate that forms when soluble material is cooled, especially with reference to the precipitate that forms in normal blood plasma that has been subjected to cold precipitation and is rich in factor VIII.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=21656
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