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coagulant
1. An agent that produces coagulation or which converts a fluid or a substance that is in a solution into a solid or gel.
2. An agent that causes, stimulates, or accelerates coagulation, especially with reference to blood.
3. Etymology: from Middle French coaguler, from Ltin coagulatus, past participle of coagulare, "to cause to curdle"; from cogere, "to curdle, to collect"; from com-, "together" + agere "to drive".
This entry is located in the following units: ag-, agen-, act-, agi-, agit- (page 6) -ant, -ants (page 3) coagulo-, coagul- (page 1)