Definitions for coagulatekoʊˈæg yəˌleɪt; -lɪt, -ˌleɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•ag•u•latekoʊˈæg yəˌleɪt; -lɪt, -ˌleɪt(v.; adj.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing

  1. (v.t.)to change from a fluid into a thickened mass; curdle; congeal.

  2. (of blood) to form or cause to form a clot.

    Category: Biochemistry

  3. (adj.)Obs. coagulated.

Origin of coagulate:

1350–1400; ME: solidified < L coāgulātus, ptp. of coāgulāre to curdle, der. of coāgulum; see coagulum , -ate1

co•ag′u•la•to`ry-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i; -ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv(adj.)co•ag′u•la`tive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coagulate, coagulated, curdled, grumous, grumose(verb)

    transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass

    "coagulated blood"; "curdled milk"; "grumous blood"

  2. clot, coagulate(verb)

    change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state

    "coagulated blood"

  3. clot, coagulate(verb)

    cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state

Wiktionary

  1. coagulate(Noun)

    A mass formed by means of coagulation.

  2. Origin: From coagulo, from coagulum, from cogo, from co- + ago.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coagulate(adj)

    coagulated

  2. Coagulate(verb)

    to cause (a liquid) to change into a curdlike or semisolid state, not by evaporation but by some kind of chemical reaction; to curdle; as, rennet coagulates milk; heat coagulates the white of an egg

  3. Coagulate(verb)

    to undergo coagulation

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