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coagulate

 [ko-ag´u-lāt]
1. to cause clotting.
2. to become clotted.

co·ag·u·late

(kō-ag'yū-lāt),
1. To convert a fluid or a substance in solution into a solid or gel.
2. To clot; to curdle; to change from a liquid to a solid or gel.
3. The solid or aggregate produced by coagulation.
[L. coagulo, pp. -atus, to curdle]

coagulate

/co·ag·u·late/ (-lāt) to undergo coagulation.

coagulate

(kō-ăg′yə-lāt′)
v. coagu·lated, coagu·lating, coagu·lates
v.tr.
To cause transformation of (a liquid or sol, for example) into or as if into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass.
v.intr.
To become coagulated: As it cooled, the sauce began to coagulate.

co·ag′u·la·bil′i·ty n.
co·ag′u·la·ble, co·ag′u·la′tive (-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv) adj.
co·ag′u·la′tion n.
co·ag′u·la′tor n.

coagulate

[kō·ag′yəlāt]
to undergo or cause to undergo the chemical process whereby a fluid becomes curdled or clotted. coagulated, adj.

co·ag·u·late

(kō-ag'yū-lāt)
1. To convert a fluid or a substance in solution into a solid or gel.
2. To clot; to curdle; to change from a liquid to a solid or gel.
[L. coagulo, pp. -atus, to curdle]

coagulate

1. to cause to clot.
2. to become clotted.
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The instrument is used as part of a minimally invasive procedure, during which the gynecologist coagulates the fibroid with the bipolar electrode, reducing its size by as much 50 percent and averting both the trauma and cost of major surgery for the patient.
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As with all FMwand tools, the stout surgical tips simultaneously cut and coagulate tissue without passing electrical current into the patient, making them safe to use near delicate tissue structures.