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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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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)
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Translations

coagulation

[kəʊˌægjʊˈleɪʃən] Ncoagulación f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

coagulation

[kəʊˌægjʊˈleɪʃən] ncoagulation f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

coagulation

n (of blood)Gerinnen nt, → Gerinnung f, → Koagulation f (spec); (of milk)Dickwerden nt; (of jelly)Festwerden nt; (of paint)Eindicken nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

coagulation

[kəʊˌægjʊˈleɪʃn] ncoagulazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

co·ag·u·la·tion

n. coagulación, coágulo; cambio en la sangre de estado líquido a solido;
disseminated intravascular ______ intravascular diseminada;
___ factorfactor de ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

coagulation

n coagulación f; disseminated intravascular — (DIC) coagulación intravascular diseminada
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Antithrombin is a small protein involved in the inactivation of several enzymes in the coagulation system. The global Thrombosis Drugs Market is expanding at a significant pace due to factors such as increase in the cases of cancer and the number of patients consuming high amounts of tobacco, worldwide.
"The extensive positive selection of genes encoding their coagulation system may reflect a selective pressure for Komodo dragons to evade the anticoagulant and hypotensive effects of the saliva of conspecifics," Bruneau and colleagues wrote in their study.
Activation of the coagulation system is triggered by endotoxin and other inflammatory mediators.
Fibrinogen plays an important role in the coagulation system. Also known as coagulation factor I, fibrinogen is relevant for the initiation and propagation of building a firm blood clot.
Key factors for the progression of the process and for the development of pancreatic and extrapancreatic complications include the apoptosis of the acinar cells, release of cytokines, activation of the coagulation system, tissue ischemia, and tissue necrosis (4).
Hereditary factor X deficiency is a rare bleeding disorder and the affected individuals often have inadequate amounts of circulating factor X, an important component of the coagulation system. Factor X deficient patients are at increased risk of bleeding and need to be managed similarly to hemophilia patients.
Continuous active state of coagulation system in patients with nonthrombotic inflammatory bowel disease.
Women with pre-eclampsia usually develop raised blood pressure and proteinuria, but the condition is also associated with abnormalities of the coagulation system, disturbed liver function, renal failure, and cerebral ischemia.
(3) concluded that hypertonic glucose, sorbitol, glucose/glycine, glucose/mannitol/glycine and sorbitol/glycine caused a significantly reduced impairment in platelet function and the plasma coagulation system, whereas hypertonic glycine preserved the function and integrity of the plasma coagulation system.
Our experiments show that, in the brain, blockade of thrombin activity (i.e., and consequently of the coagulation system) may reduce neuroinflammation and possibly limit the neuronal damage associated to it.
Anticoagulant mechanisms regulate the coagulation system to ensure formation of a clot that is proportional to the injury.