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clot

 [klot]
1. a semisolidified mass, as of blood or lymph; called also coagulum.
2. coagulate. See also clotting.
blood clot a coagulum in the blood stream formed of an aggregation of blood factors, primarily platelets, and fibrin with entrapment of cellular elements; see also thrombus. Some authorities differentiate thrombus formation from simple coagulation or clot formation. Called also cruor.

co·ag·u·lum

, pl.

co·ag·u·la

(kō-ag'yū-lŭm, -lă),
A clot or a curd; a soft, nonrigid, insoluble mass formed when a solution undergoes coagulation.
[L. a means of coagulating, rennet]

coagulum

/co·ag·u·lum/ (ko-ag´u-lum) pl. coa´gula   [L.] clot (1).

coagulum

(kō-ăg′yə-ləm)
n. pl. coagu·la (-lə)
A coagulated mass, as of blood; a clot.

co·ag·u·lum

, pl. coagula (kō-ag'yū-lŭm, -lă)
A clot or a curd; a soft, nonrigid, insoluble mass formed when a solution undergoes coagulation.
[L. a means of coagulating, rennet]

coagulum

A clot.

coagulum

focus of soft, macerated tissue formed by, and containing, acid or alkali, due to application of caustic chemicals to the skin

coagulum

pl. coagula [L.] a clot.
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Because the first part of the ejaculate contains the spermatozoa and prostatic secretions, loss of this portion results in increased pH, decreased sperm concentration, and failure of the coagulum to liquefy.
Currently, cheese makers feel the coagulum or slice it with a spatula to determine a cutting time that minimizes protein and fat loss.
In AURUM 8, for every gold-tip catheter exchanged, a ratio of 10 control catheters were exchanged, meaning that with BIOTRONIK's unique gold-tip technology, catheter exchange due to charring and coagulum was virtually eliminated.
Syneresis depends on the water holding capacity of proteins, which depends on the protein content and the type of protein, the most important structural of fermented milk is the strength of the coagulum and its ability to binding water (Abou-El-Nour et al.
It is important to note that an increase in viscosity and a coagulum formation was observed during extended agitation of the latex.
This fluid also provides enzymes, including fibrinolysin, for liquefaction of the coagulum that forms at ejaculation.
The right infraorbital sinus contained a densely eosinophilic coagulum of inflammatory cells, sloughed epithelial cells, and necrotic debris (Fig 4).
The ultrasonic scalpel converts ultrasonic energy to denature tissue proteins into a sticky coagulum that suffices hemostasis with less heat production than electrocautery (27).
Wet gum was determined by weighing the amount, in grams, of the coagulum on the blade and thermocouple.
In the prostate gland, it is produced by the epithelial lining of the acini and ducts, and its physiological role is to liquefy the seminal coagulum formed after ejaculation.
In 1881, he developed a method of obtaining pure cultures of organisms by spreading liquid gelatin with meat infusion on glass plates, forming a solid coagulum.
Having supplied more than 15,000 storage and process tanks worldwide to the dairy industry, Goavec have enhanced their reputation for innovation in many process operations including fermenting, ripening, crystallisation, starter/culture, powdering, clotting/cutting of coagulum and melting.