glabrate

[gley-breyt, -brit]

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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glabrate in Medicine

glabrate

[glābrāt′, -brĭt]

adj.

Glabrous.
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