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Meaning of COAGULATION

Pronunciation:  `kowagyû'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
 

COAGULATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: clotting, curdling
 
 See Also: action, activity, blood clotting, blood coagulation, natural action, natural process, thermocoagulation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Co*ag`u*la"tion\, n. [L. coagulatio.]
1. The change from a liquid to a thickened, curdlike,
   insoluble state, not by evaporation, but by some kind of
   chemical reaction; as, the spontaneous coagulation of
   freshly drawn blood; the coagulation of milk by rennet, or
   acid, and the coagulation of egg albumin by heat.
   Coagulation is generally the change of an albuminous body
   into an insoluble modification.



2. The substance or body formed by coagulation.

 

 

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