Coagulated proteid(Physiol. Chem.), one of a class of bodies formed in the coagulation of a albuminous substance by heat, acids, or other agents.

(Co*ag`u*la"tion) n. [L. coagulatio.]

1. The change from a liquid to a thickened, curdlike, insoluble state, not by evaporation, but by some kind of chemical reaction; as, the spontaneous coagulation of freshly drawn blood; the coagulation of milk by rennet, or acid, and the coagulation of egg albumin by heat. Coagulation is generally the change of an albuminous body into an insoluble modification.

2. The substance or body formed by coagulation.

(Co*ag"u*la*tive) a. Having the power to cause coagulation; as, a coagulative agent. Boyle.

(Co*ag"u*la`tor) n. That which causes coagulation. Hixley.

(Co*ag"u*la*to*ry) a. Serving to coagulate; produced by coagulation; as, coagulatory effects. Boyle.

(Co*ag"u*lum) n.; pl. Coagula [L. See Coagulate, a.] The thick, curdy precipitate formed by the coagulation of albuminous matter; any mass of coagulated matter, as a clot of blood.

(||Co*ai"ta) n. (Zoöl.) The native name of certain South American monkeys of the genus Ateles, esp. A. paniscus. The black-faced coaita is Ateles ater. See Illustration in Appendix.

(Coak) n. See Coke, n.

(Coak), n.

1. (Carp.) A kind of tenon connecting the face of a scarfed timber with the face of another timber, or a dowel or pin of hard wood or iron uniting timbers. [Also spelt coag.]

2. A metallic bushing or strengthening piece in the center of a wooden block sheave.

(Coak), v. t. (Carp.) To unite, as timbers, by means of tenons or dowels in the edges or faces. Totten.

(Coal) n. [AS. col; akin to D. kool, OHG. chol, cholo, G. kohle, Icel. kol, pl., Sw. kol, Dan. kul; cf. Skr. jval to burn. Cf. Kiln, Collier.]

(Co*ag"u*la*ble) a. Capable of being coagulated. Boyle.

(Co*ag"u*lant) n. [L. coagulans, p. pr.] That which produces coagulation.

(Co*ag"u*late) a. [L. coagulatus, p. p. of coagulare to coagulate, fr. coagulum means of coagulation, fr. cogere, coactum, to drive together, coagulate. See Cogent.] Coagulated. [Obs.] Shak.

(Co*ag"u*late) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coagulated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Coagulating ] To cause (a liquid) to change into a curdlike or semisolid state, not by evaporation but by some kind of chemical reaction; to curdle; as, rennet coagulates milk; heat coagulates the white of an egg.

(Co*ag"u*late), v. i. To undergo coagulation. Boyle.

Syn. — To thicken; concrete; curdle; clot; congeal.

(Co*ag"u*la`ted) a. Changed into, or contained in, a coagulum or a curdlike mass; curdled.

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