coagulum

[koh-ag-yuh-luh m]
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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
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British Dictionary definitions for coagulum

coagulum

noun plural -la (-lə)
  1. any coagulated mass; clot; curd

Word Origin for coagulum

C17: from Latin: curdling agent; see coagulate
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coagulum in Medicine

coagulum

[kō-ăgyə-ləm]
n. pl. co•ag•u•la (-lə)
  1. A clot; a curd.
  2. A soft insoluble mass formed when a sol or liquid is coagulated.
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