coagulation

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co·ag·u·late

 (kō-ăg′yə-lāt′)
v. co·ag·u·lat·ed, co·ag·u·lat·ing, co·ag·u·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.

[Middle English coagulaten, from Latin coāgulāre, coāgulāt-, from coāgulum, coagulator; see coagulum.]

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.

coagulation

1. The grouping together of small particles in a solution into larger particles. Such a solution eventually coagulates with the particles forming either a precipitate or a gel.
2. blood clotting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coagulation - the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
blood clotting, blood coagulation - a process in which liquid blood is changed into a semisolid mass (a blood clot)
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
thermocoagulation - congealing tissue by heat (as by electric current)
Translations

coagulation

[kəʊˌægjʊˈleɪʃən] Ncoagulación f

coagulation

[kəʊˌægjʊˈleɪʃən] ncoagulation f

coagulation

n (of blood)Gerinnen nt, → Gerinnung f, → Koagulation f (spec); (of milk)Dickwerden nt; (of jelly)Festwerden nt; (of paint)Eindicken nt

coagulation

[kəʊˌægjʊˈleɪʃn] ncoagulazione f

co·ag·u·la·tion

n. coagulación, coágulo; cambio en la sangre de estado líquido a solido;
disseminated intravascular ______ intravascular diseminada;
___ factorfactor de ___.

coagulation

n coagulación f; disseminated intravascular — (DIC) coagulación intravascular diseminada
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