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 (kō-ăg′yə-lās′, -lāz′)
Any of various enzymes, such as rennin or thrombin, that induce coagulation.

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(Biochemistry) any enzyme that causes coagulation of blood
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(koʊˈæg yəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz)
an enzyme that causes coagulation, esp. of the blood.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coagulase - an enzyme that induces coagulation
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
thrombin - an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot
chymosin, rennin - an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice; causes milk to coagulate
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