Medical Dictionary

1coagulate

verb co·ag·u·late \kō-ˈag-yə-ˌlāt\
co·ag·u·lat·edco·ag·u·lat·ing

Medical Definition of COAGULATE

transitive verb
1
:  to cause to become viscous or thickened into a coherent mass :  clot <blood platelets that coagulate blood—Sonni Efron> <rennin coagulates milk>
2
:  to subject to coagulation <high-frequency radio waves used to cut and coagulate tissue—Alan Goldstein>
intransitive verb
:  to become coagulated :  undergo coagulation
co·ag·u·la·bil·i·ty \kō-ˌag-yə-lə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun
co·ag·u·la·ble \-ˈag-yə-lə-bəl\ adjective

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