[verb koh-ag-yuh-leyt; adjective koh-ag-yuh-lit, -leyt] /verb koʊˈæg yəˌleɪt; adjective koʊˈæg yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
verb (used with or without object), coagulated, coagulating.
to change from a fluid into a thickened mass; curdle; congeal:
Let the pudding stand two hours until it coagulates.
Biology. (of blood) to form a clot.
Physical Chemistry. (of colloidal particles) to flocculate or cause to flocculate by adding an electrolyte to an electrostatic colloid.
to cause (a fluid, such as blood) to change into a soft semisolid mass or (of such a fluid) to change into such a mass; clot; curdle
(chem) to separate or cause to separate into distinct constituent phases
noun (kəʊˈæɡjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
the solid or semisolid substance produced by coagulation
c.1400, from Latin coagulationem (nominative coagulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of coagulare (see coagulate).
early 15c., from Latin coagulatus, past participle of coagulare “to cause to curdle,” from cogere “to curdle, collect” (see cogent). Earlier coagule, c.1400, from Middle French coaguler. Related: Coagulated; coagulating.
coagulation co·ag·u·la·tion (kō-āg’yə-lā’shən)
coagulate co·ag·u·late (kō-āg’yə-lāt’)
v. co·ag·u·lat·ed, co·ag·u·lat·ing, co·ag·u·lates
To change from the liquid state to a solid or gel; clot.
The process of changing from a liquid to a gel or solid state by a series of chemical reactions, especially the process that results in the formation of a blood clot. See more at clot.
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[koh-bawlt] /ˈkoʊ bɔlt/ noun 1. a silver-white metallic element with a faint pinkish tinge, occurring in compounds whose silicates afford important blue coloring substances for ceramics. Symbol: Co; atomic weight: 58.933; atomic number: 27; specific gravity: 8.9 at 20°C. /ˈkəʊbɔːlt/ noun 1. a brittle hard silvery-white element that is a ferromagnetic metal: occurs principally in […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a radioactive isotope of cobalt having a mass number of 60 and a half-life of 5.2 years, used chiefly in radiotherapy. cobalt 60 [(koh-bawlt)] A radioactive isotope produced when neutrons bombard atoms of the element cobalt. Note: Cobalt 60 is a common substance used in radiation therapy for cancer.
[koh-bawlt-am-een, -uh-meen] /ˌkoʊ bɔltˈæm in, -əˈmin/ noun 1. any of the various complex derivatives of cobalt containing one or more molecules of ammonia bonded to the cobalt.