hemolymph coagulation

id: GO:0042381
name: hemolymph coagulation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Any process in which factors in the hemolymph (the invertebrate equivalent of vertebrate blood and lymph) precipitate into insoluble clots in order to prevent loss of body fluid, and at the same time prevent the movement of microbes. Hemolymph coagulation is also part of the invertebrate humoral immune response.

Parent Functions

GO:0006959humoral immune response
GO:0045087innate immune response