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coagulant

[koh-ag-yuh-luh nt]
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noun
  1. a substance that produces or aids coagulation.
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Also co·ag·u·la·tor [koh-ag-yuh-ley-ter] /koʊˈæg yəˌleɪ tər/.

Origin of coagulant

1760–70; < Latin coāgulant- (stem of coāgulāns, present participle of coāgulāre to coagulate), equivalent to coāgul(um) coagulum + -ant- -ant
Related formsan·ti·co·ag·u·la·tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coagulator

coagulant

coagulator (kəʊˈæɡjʊˌleɪtə)

noun
  1. a substance that aids or produces coagulation
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Word Origin and History for coagulator

coagulant

n.

1770, from Latin coagulantem (nominative coagulans), present participle of coagulare (see coagulate).

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coagulator in Medicine

coagulant

(kō-ăgyə-lənt)
n.
  1. An agent that causes a sol or liquid, especially blood, to coagulate.
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Related formsco•agu•lant adj.
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