Definition of coagulation in US English:

coagulation

noun

  • The action or process of a liquid, especially blood, changing to a solid or semi-solid state.

    ‘a supplement that inhibits blood coagulation’
    as modifier ‘an abnormal coagulation test result’
    • ‘It activates another part of the coagulation process directly and bypasses the deficiencies.’
    • ‘This dosage of the vitamin resulted in no appreciable change in blood coagulation characteristics.’
    • ‘Lack of oxygenation stemming from coagulation might explain some of the symptomatology seen in autism.’
    • ‘An increasing number of physicians report finding coagulation abnormalities in these patients.’
    • ‘They are now testing enhanced coagulation.’
    • ‘They have tried to deal with coagulation by coating a device with heparin or a heparin-like substance.’
    • ‘Previous studies have shown that altered coagulation may play a critical role in the susceptibility to cardiovascular complications.’
    • ‘This has been responsible for nonspecific post-operative bleeding in patients with normal coagulation parameters.’
    • ‘It is important to assess the effect of secondary prevention measures on coagulation in such patients.’
    • ‘These clotting factors are two of the many elements necessary for normal blood coagulation.’

Pronunciation

coagulation

/ˌkoʊæɡjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n//ˌkōaɡyo͝oˈlāSH(ə)n/