| Share
 

Dictionary


co•ag•u•late



Pronunciation: (
v.kō-ag'yu-lāt";
adj.kō-ag'yu-lit, -lāt"),
[key]
v., -lat•ed, -lat•ing,
adj.


v.t., v.i.
1. to change from a fluid into a thickened mass; curdle; congeal: Let the pudding stand two hours until it coagulates.
2. Biol.(of blood) to form a clot.
3. Physical Chem.(of colloidal particles) to flocculate or cause to flocculate by adding an electrolyte to an electrostatic colloid.

adj.
Obs.coagulated.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

coagulantcoagulum
See also:

 

Related Content