[kuh n-gloot-n-eyt, kuh ng-]
- to join or become joined with or as if with glue.
- glued together; adhering.
Origin of conglutinate
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Related Words for conglutinationclump, lump, set, battery, cluster, array, thickness, bunch, group, gob, precipitate, body, glob, consolidation, bundle, bulk, occlusion, batch, embolism, grume
- obsolete to cause (the edges of a wound or fracture) to join during the process of healing or (of the edges of a wound or fracture) to join during this process
- to stick or become stuck together
Word Origin for conglutinate
C16: from Latin conglūtināre to glue together, from glūtināre to glue, from glūten glue
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- Agglutination of the complex of antigen, antibody, and complement by normal bovine serum and other colloidal materials.
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