- a substance that produces or aids coagulation.
Origin of coagulant
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Historical Examples of coagulant
If the quantity of coagulant has been calculated to an average nicety, the serum should be just dubiously free from milkiness.
Any but the very slightest trace of milkiness in the serum indicates an insufficiency of coagulant.
Of these the substances which would evaporate would be probably the water and the coagulant in most cases.
Either insufficient acid has been used, or the mixing of latex and coagulant has been at fault.
It is mentioned here merely because some years ago it found a use as a coagulant, chiefly in Ceylon.
- a substance that aids or produces coagulation
1770, from Latin coagulantem (nominative coagulans), present participle of coagulare (see coagulate).
- An agent that causes a sol or liquid, especially blood, to coagulate.