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  • Chouchou's mouth was a coagulated pool of dark blood; he coughed up more than a liter of blood in his agonal moments.†   (source)
  • Suddenly, the blur in the distance coagulated into a farm with silos and fields and spots of cows.†   (source)
  • A flight attendant gives him some paper towels, which he uses to stop up his nose, but the blood still won't coagulate, and the towels soak through.†   (source)
  • Six hours after death the capillaries coagulate.†   (source)
  • The blood was already coagulating inside the wound, and it was simply a matter of bandaging him up and keeping him calm until the plane landed.†   (source)
  • The pus was dark green and the blood had coagulated into brownish, putrid mud.†   (source)
  • There's a thing called disseminated intravascular coagulation, but it's rare and requires all sorts of special circumstances to initiate it.†   (source)
  • The blood had coagulated in a black and rusty-brown mass that covered so much of the floor that the ambulance personnel and technical team had to walk through it, leaving footprints throughout the apartment.†   (source)
  • A few strands were escaping from the drilled waves of her hair-her nails, matching her gown, were the deep shade of coagulated blood, which made it easy to notice the chipped polish at their tips-and against the broad, smooth, creamy expanse of her skin in the low, square cut of her gown, he observed the tiny glitter of a safety pin holding the strap of her slip.†   (source)
  • The air in the evening lamplight is coagulated, like a custard thickening; heavier sediments of light collect in the corners of the living room.†   (source)
  • A surgeon will probe the exposed brain before slicing into it with a scalpel, using the path of coagulated blood to trace the trajectory of the ball.†   (source)
  • His thoughts would not coagulate.†   (source)
  • Being new to the country he felt the heat badly; but he was glad to be out and away from that tin-roofed oven where the air seemed to coagulate into layers of sticky heat.†   (source)
  • The blood began to coagulate.
    coagulate = change to a thickened or solid state
  • He felt the evil coagulating about him, and he was helpless to protect himself.   (source)
    coagulating = getting thicker and more solid
  • The bump on my forehead was swollen and I stopped the bleeding by lying still and letting it coagulate,   (source)
    coagulate = change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
  • Her face and neck were a coagulated gruel of blood and soil.†   (source)
  • This occurs within seconds, and coincides with total coagulation of the entire body vascular system.†   (source)
  • There it presumably crosses over into the bloodstream and starts coagulation.†   (source)
  • And coagulation could be prevented by any blood disorder.†   (source)
  • To gross inspection, the animals had died of total, intravascular coagulation.†   (source)
  • The lethal agent causes death through coagulation.†   (source)
  • If the animal is normal, it dies from coagulation, beginning at the lungs.†   (source)
  • In the veins of turtles coursed a sweet lassi that had to be drunk as soon as it spurted from their necks, because it coagulated in less than a minute.†   (source)
  • I took a bipolar instrument (a small electrical coagulating instrument) and opened up the brain stem.†   (source)
  • The blood had coagulated at the entry wound in her head, and he did not know whether he dared to put a bandage on it or not.†   (source)
  • Even while the body's internal organs are becoming plugged with coagulated blood, the blood that streams out of the body cannot clot; it resembles whey being squeezed out of curds.†   (source)
  • Burton next explained his experiments concerning airborne transmission, and coagulation beginning at the lungs.†   (source)
  • But if coagulation is prevented, then the organism erodes through the vessels of the brain, and hemorrhage occurs.†   (source)
  • And it could do it many different ways: strep produced an enzyme, streptokinase, that dissolved coagulated plasma.†   (source)
  • It does so by coagulation.†   (source)
  • This led to coagulation.†   (source)
  • By coagulation.†   (source)
  • The blood runs from your eyes down your cheeks and refuses to coagulate.†   (source)
  • Passing them in silence down that silent corridor through the drifting ash where they struggled forever in the road's cold coagulate.†   (source)
  • She waited for the blood to coagulate, and then she pressed the Band-Aid over the cut, drawing the sides of the cut together to seal the wound.†   (source)
  • At every place in the patient's arm where he stuck the needle, the vein broke apart like cooked macaroni and spilled blood, and the blood ran from the punctures down the patient's arm and wouldn't coagulate.†   (source)
  • I got mop and pail, sprayed a room with disinfectant, and scrubbed at coagulated blood and hardened dog, rat, and rabbit feces.†   (source)
  • The public prosecutor made an effort to smile a little with his lips on which the blood had coagulated.†   (source)
  • …law—but her eyes burned at us out of the dark as though her skull were full of blazing molten metal like blood and we could see inside the skull into that bloody hot brightness in that moment when the reflection was right before we picked up her shape, which is so perfectly formed to be pelted with clods, and knew what she was and knew that inside that unlovely knotty head there wasn't anything but a handful of coldly coagulated gray mess in which something slow happened as we went by.†   (source)
  • Your blood coagulates beautifully.†   (source)
  • Gets visible as it coagulates, I see.†   (source)
  • The huge pool of blood in front of her was already assuming the iridescence of coagulation; and when the sun rose a hundred prismatic hues were reflected from it.†   (source)
  • There's a protein in muscle plasma called myosin that coagulates in the muscle fiber and causes rigor mortis.†   (source)
  • A quantity of the red gum had exuded from the incisions I had made, and as this had coagulated in the sun, I rolled it into little balls and stored it in a bamboo jar I had brought with me for the purpose.†   (source)
  • Sugar is the most desiccating of all salts; it sucks the liquids of the blood through the veins; hence the coagulation, and then the solidification of the blood; hence tubercles in the lungs, hence death.†   (source)
  • He was in that condition, the last phase of dejection, in which sorrow no longer flows; it is coagulated, so to speak; there is something on the soul like a clot of despair.†   (source)
  • It seems that one of Ebola's paths goes from the dead to the living, winding in trickles of uncoagulated blood and slimes that come out of the dead body.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in uncoagulated means not and reverses the meaning of coagulated. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • The intestine was blitzed, completely full of uncoagulated, runny blood, and at the same time the monkey had had massive blood clotting in the intestinal muscles.†   (source)
  • To prevent which, I presently made a large orifice in the vein of the left arm, whence I drew twenty ounces of blood; which I expected to have found extremely sizy and glutinous, or indeed coagulated, as it is in pleuretic complaints; but, to my surprize, it appeared rosy and florid, and its consistency differed little from the blood of those in perfect health.†   (source)
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