conglutinant

[ kuh n-gloot-n-uh nt, kuh ng- ]
/ kənˈglut n ənt, kəŋ- /

adjective Medicine/Medical.

promoting the union of a wound's edges.

Nearby words

  1. conglobe,
  2. conglomerate,
  3. conglomerateur,
  4. conglomeration,
  5. conglomeratize,
  6. conglutinate,
  7. conglutination,
  8. congo,
  9. congo basin,
  10. congo color

Origin of conglutinant

1820–30; < Latin conglūtinant-, stem of conglūtināns, present participle of conglūtināre to make cohere; see conglutinate

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British Dictionary definitions for conglutinant

conglutinant

/ (kənˈɡluːtɪnənt) /

adjective

obsolete (of the edges of a wound or fracture) promoting union; adhesive
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Medicine definitions for conglutinant

conglutinant

[ kən-glōōtn-ənt, kŏn- ]

adj.

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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