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coagulant

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Definition an agent that thickens a liquid — often to a solid state
  • Vitamin K is a natural coagulant.
  • He is at risk for stroke from unwanted blood clotting, so he takes an anti-coagulant.
  • We use coagulants in the water treatment plant.
  • He was on anticoagulants for the blood clot in his arm ....
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • (Editor's note:  The prefix "anti-" in anticoagulants means against or opposite. This is the same pattern you see in words like antiviral, antiaircraft, and antisocial.)
  • We had expected the bleeding, because we had to thin their blood with an anticoagulant in order to use the heart-lung machine.
    Ben Carson  --  Gifted Hands
  • (Editor's note:  The prefix "anti-" in anticoagulant means against or opposite. This is the same pattern you see in words like antiviral, antiaircraft, and antisocial.)
  • Anticoagulant drugs do not prevent this process.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • (Editor's note:  The prefix "anti-" in anticoagulant means against or opposite. This is the same pattern you see in words like antiviral, antiaircraft, and antisocial.)
  • Anticoagulants might not work, but the fact was that something stopped the process.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • (Editor's note:  The prefix "anti-" in anticoagulants means against or opposite. This is the same pattern you see in words like antiviral, antiaircraft, and antisocial.)
  • It's a powerful anticoagulant.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • (Editor's note:  The prefix "anti-" in anticoagulant means against or opposite. This is the same pattern you see in words like antiviral, antiaircraft, and antisocial.)
  • As we have already learned, vampyre saliva acts as an anticoagulant for human blood.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
(Editor's note:  The prefix "anti-" in anticoagulant means against or opposite. This is the same pattern you see in words like antiviral, antiaircraft, and antisocial.)

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