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v. co·ag·u·lat·ed, co·ag·u·lat·ing, co·ag·u·lates
To cause transformation of (a liquid or sol, for example) into or as if into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass.
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.


(koʊˈæg yə lə bəl)

capable of coagulating.
co•ag`u•la•bil′i•ty, n.
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Adj.1.coagulable - capable of coagulating and becoming thick
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
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Only those cases that showed incoagulable blood on admission were inducted in the trial, while strictly following the exclusion criteria that comprised pregnant cases, children, cobra bite and those with coagulable blood.
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