[kuh n-gloot-n-uh nt, kuh ng-]
- promoting the union of a wound's edges.
Origin of conglutinant
1820–30; < Latin conglūtinant-, stem of conglūtināns, present participle of conglūtināre to make cohere; see conglutinate
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- obsolete (of the edges of a wound or fracture) promoting union; adhesive
- Promoting union, as of the edges of a wound.
- Relating to or characterizing the abnormal adhering of tissues to one another.
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