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Origin of conjugate

1425鈥75; late Middle English (adj.) <Latin conjug膩tus (past participle of conjug膩re to yoke together), equivalent to con-con- + jug(um) yoke1 + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM conjugate

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British Dictionary definitions for conjugate

conjugate

verb (藞k蓲nd蕭蕣藢伞e瑟t)
adjective (藞k蓲nd蕭蕣伞瑟t, -藢伞e瑟t)
noun (藞k蓲nd蕭蕣伞瑟t)
one of a pair or set of conjugate substances, values, quantities, words, etc

Derived forms of conjugate

Word Origin for conjugate

C15: from Latin conjug膩re to join together, from com- together + jug膩re to marry, connect, from jugum a yoke
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Medical definitions for conjugate

conjugate
[ k艔nj蓹-g膩t鈥 ]

v.
To undergo conjugation.
adj.
Joined together, especially in pairs.
Pertaining to an acid and a base that are related by the difference of a proton.
n.
A distance between the points on the periphery of the pelvic canal, especially the promontory of the sacrum and the upper edge of the pubic symphysis.anteroposterior diameter conjugate diameter conjugate of inlet internal conjugate true conjugate
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