- a substance that produces or aids coagulation.
Also co·ag·u·la·tor [koh-ag-yuh-ley-ter] /koʊˈæg yəˌleɪ tər/.
Origin of coagulant
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- a substance that aids or produces coagulation
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Word Origin and History for coagulator
1770, from Latin coagulantem (nominative coagulans), present participle of coagulare (see coagulate).
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- An agent that causes a sol or liquid, especially blood, to coagulate.
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