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[koh-ag-yuh-luh-buh l]
  1. capable of being coagulated.
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Origin of coagulable

First recorded in 1645–55; coagul(ate) + -able
Related formsco·ag·u·la·bil·i·ty, nounhy·per·co·ag·u·la·bil·i·ty, nounhy·per·co·ag·u·la·ble, adjectivenon·co·ag·u·la·bil·i·ty, nounnon·co·ag·u·la·ble, adjectiveun·co·ag·u·la·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for coagulable

Historical Examples of coagulable

  • Milk not coagulable is produced by feeding on husks of green peas, and on mint.

    North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826


  • A few small portions of coagulable lymph were also found loose amongst the intestines.

  • Casein, although not coagulable by heat, is coagulated by the introduction into the milk of acids or extract of rennet.

    Science in the Kitchen.

    Mrs. E. E. Kellogg

  • Many colloids such as hmoglobin are crystallizable, and many crystallizable substances are coagulable.

  • The company must certainly be aware of the fact that its product contains little, if any, coagulable proteids.

coagulable in Medicine


  1. Capable of being coagulated or clotted.
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