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coagulant

[ koh-ag-yuh-luhnt ]
/ koʊˈæg yə lənt /
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noun

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

OTHER WORDS FROM coagulant

an·ti·co·ag·u·la·tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coagulant

coagulant

coagulator (kəʊˈæɡjʊˌleɪtə)

/ (kəʊˈæɡjʊlənt) /

noun

a substance that aids or produces coagulation
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Medical definitions for coagulant

coagulant
[ kō-ăgyə-lənt ]

n.

An agent that causes a sol or liquid, especially blood, to coagulate.

Other words from coagulant

co•agu•lant adj.
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