coagulation

[ kō-ăg′yə-lāshən ]

n.

The change, especially of blood, from liquid to solid; clotting.
A clot; coagulum.

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Scientific definitions for coagulation

coagulation
[ kō-ăg′yə-lāshən ]

The process of changing from a liquid to a gel or solid state by a series of chemical reactions, especially the process that results in the formation of a blood clot. See more at clot.
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