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n. pl. co·ag·u·la (-lə)
A coagulated mass, as of blood; a clot.

[Latin coāgulum, coagulator, rennet, from cōgere, to condense : co-, co- + agere, to drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -la (-lə)
any coagulated mass; clot; curd
[C17: from Latin: curdling agent; see coagulate]
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(koʊˈæg yə ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə).
any coagulated mass; precipitate; clump; clot.
[1650–60; < Latin: binding agent, rennet <co- co- + agere to drive, do (see agent)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coagulum - a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
chunk, clod, glob, lump, clump, ball - a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
thrombus - a blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin
embolus - an abnormal particle (e.g. an air bubble or part of a clot) circulating in the blood
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