coagulum

coagulum

[koh-ag-yuh-luhm]
noun, plural coagula [koh-ag-yuh-luh] .
any coagulated mass; precipitate; clump; clot.

Origin:
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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coagulum (kəʊˈæɡjʊləm)
 
n , pl -la
any coagulated mass; clot; curd
 
[C17: from Latin: curdling agent; see coagulate]

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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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