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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.
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As a result of pushing away, the forces prevail over molecular forces of attraction that leads to the decrease in the energy of coagulative contact to values, comparable with the energy of thermal movement.
In 2 other purely monocytic tumors that involved lip and skin, the neoplastic cells were arranged in a single-file pattern (Figure 4); in 1 case, the stroma of a skin biopsy specimen had a myxoid appearance with extensive coagulative necrosis.
The nuclei of hepatocytes in such areas were pyknotic while other cells showed karyolisis or karyorrhexis, as well as evident cytoplasmic fragmentation, all indicating severe coagulative necrosis.
Adjacent brain tissue showed areas of coagulative necrosis, thrombosis, and fresh haemorrhage.
This degeneration continued through to the end of the anoxia exposure (60 h), leading to pyknotic nuclei, karyorrhexis, karyolysis, and increased eosinophilia of the cytoplasm, with loss of distinct cell borders consistent with coagulative necrosis.
Grade 4: Seminiferous tubules that were closely packed with coagulative necrosis of the germinal cells (19).