Etymology
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coagulation (n.)

c. 1400, coagulacioun, "act of changing from a fluid to a thickened state," from Latin coagulationem (nominative coagulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of coagulare "cause to curdle" (see coagulate). Meaning "mass or quantity of coagulated matter" is from 1660s.

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Definitions of coagulation

coagulation (n.)
the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid;
Synonyms: curdling / clotting
From wordnet.princeton.edu