glabrate

[ gley-breyt, -brit ]
/ ˈgleɪ breɪt, -brɪt /

adjective

Zoology. glabrous.
Botany. becoming glabrous; somewhat glabrous.

Origin of glabrate

1855–60; < Latin glabrātus (past participle of glabrāre to make bare, deprive of hair), equivalent to glabr-, stem of glaber without hair, smooth + -ātus -ate1
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Medicine definitions for glabrate

glabrate

[ glābrāt′, -brĭt ]

adj.

Glabrous.
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