- The definition of coagulate means for a liquid to become a soft mass or a clot.
An example of coagulate is for blood to clot and congeal into a mass on the edge of a cut in the skin.
coagulate definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English coagulaten ; from Classical Latin coagulatus, past participle of coagulare, to cause to curdle ; from coagulum: see coagulum
coagulate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb co·ag·u·lat·ed, co·ag·u·lat·ing, co·ag·u·lates verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English coagulaten, from Latin coāgulāre, coāgulāt-, from coāgulum, coagulator; see coagulum.
- co·agˌu·la·bilˈi·ty noun
- co·agˈu·la·ble, co·agˈu·laˌtive adjective
- co·agˌu·laˈtion noun
- co·agˈu·laˌtor noun
coagulate - Medical Definition
- coagulability noun
- coagulator noun