coagulum

[ koh-ag-yuh-luhm ]
/ koʊˈæg yə ləm /

noun, plural co·ag·u·la [koh-ag-yuh-luh]. /koʊˈæg yə lə/.

any coagulated mass; precipitate; clump; clot.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of coagulum

1650–60; <Latin: that which binds together or coagulates, rennet, equivalent to co-co- + āg-, combining form, in noun derivation, of agere to drive, do (see ambages, indagate) + -ulum-ule; compare cōgere to make congeal, literally, to drive together; see cogent
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for coagulum

British Dictionary definitions for coagulum

coagulum
/ (kəʊˈæɡjʊləm) /

noun plural -la (-lə)

any coagulated mass; clot; curd

Word Origin for coagulum

C17: from Latin: curdling agent; see coagulate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for coagulum

coagulum
[ kō-ăgyə-ləm ]

n. pl. co•ag•u•la (-lə)

A clot; a curd.
A soft insoluble mass formed when a sol or liquid is coagulated.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.