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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·ble, co·ag′u·la′tive (-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv) adj.
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
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|Noun||1.||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)
coagulation[kəʊˌægjʊˈleɪʃən] N → coagulación f
coagulation[kəʊˌægjʊˈleɪʃən] n → coagulation f
coagulation[kəʊˌægjʊˈleɪʃ/ən] n → coagulazione f
n. coagulación, coágulo; cambio en la sangre de estado líquido a solido;
disseminated intravascular ___ → ___ intravascular diseminada;
___ factor → factor de ___.