- any coagulated mass; precipitate; clump; clot.
Origin of coagulum
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The coagula were numerous, and the superficial ones, quite hard and cartilaginous.
Both above and below this, for several inches, the vein was filled with coagula, which effectually obliterated it.
The true explanation of the way in which coagula form round pus in the veins has already been given.
If examined, the uterine veins will be found filled with coagula for some distance.
Care must be taken lest it be closed up by coagula during the first hour or two after the operation.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery
- any coagulated mass; clot; curd
C17: from Latin: curdling agent; see coagulate
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- A clot; a curd.
- A soft insoluble mass formed when a sol or liquid is coagulated.
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