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coagulate

 [ko-ag´u-lāt]
1. to cause clotting.
2. to become clotted.
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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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