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coagulum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coagulum a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Coagulum The thick, curdy precipitate formed by the coagulation of albuminous matter; any mass of coagulated matter, as a clot of blood.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n coagulum A coagulated mass, as curd, etc.; specifically, in medicine, ablood-clot.
    • n coagulum A substance that causes coagulation, as rennet; a coagulant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Coagulum what is coagulated
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. See Coagulate (a.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. coagulāre, -ātum, co-, together, ag-ĕre, to drive.

Usage

In literature:

The "coagulum," as it is called, is like snow-white dough.
"The Romance of Rubber"
On attempting to dissolve it in ordinary burning alcohol, a white coagulum forms.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883" by Various
Coagulum: a clotted mass, as of blood.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The coagulum, which is usually fibrinous, is known as a thrombus.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Its cavities were filled with black coagulum, which in the right auricle and ventricle had a slight appearance of polypus.
"Cases of Organic Diseases of the Heart" by John Collins Warren
Generally the coagulum in these cases is soft and somewhat slimy.
"Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition" by H. L. Russell
When this fluid is coagulated, a thick, jelly-like mass floats in the serum, called coagulum.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The coagulum which forms on the surface of milk when boiled is largely composed of albumen.
"The Bacillus of Long Life" by Loudon Douglas
Unless the boards have been most scrupulously cleansed, the coagulum is found to be contaminated, often to a marked degree.
"The Preparation of Plantation Rubber" by Sidney Morgan
In the formation of this coagulum (curd), the fat is imprisoned and held.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
The central canal of the nervous system is large, with well-defined walls, and in hardened specimens is filled with a coagulum.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour
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