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[koh-ag-yuh-luh m] /koʊˈæg yə ləm/
noun, plural coagula
[koh-ag-yuh-luh] /koʊˈæg yə lə/ (Show IPA)
any coagulated mass; precipitate; clump; clot.
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 Unabridged
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noun (pl) -la (-lə)
any coagulated mass; clot; curd
Word Origin
C17: from Latin: curdling agent; see coagulate
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coagulum in Medicine

coagulum co·ag·u·lum (kō-āg'yə-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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