from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A coagulated mass, as of blood; a clot.
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- n. A mass of coagulated material; a clot or curd
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The thick, curdy precipitate formed by the coagulation of albuminous matter; any mass of coagulated matter, as a clot of blood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coagulated mass, as curd, etc.; specifically, in medicine, ablood-clot.
- n. A substance that causes coagulation, as rennet; a coagulant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
Latin coāgulum, coagulator, rennet, from cōgere, to condense : co-, co- + agere, to drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)