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Medical Term:

coagulate

Pronunciation: ko-ag'yu-lat

Definition:

  1. To convert a fluid or a substance in solution into a solid or gel.
  2. To clot; to curdle; to change from a liquid to a solid or gel.
  3. The solid or aggregate produced by coagulation.

[L. coagulo, pp. -atus, to curdle]

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