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con·glu·ti·nate

 (kən-glo͞ot′n-āt′, kŏn-)
intr. & tr.v. con·glu·ti·nat·ed, con·glu·ti·nat·ing, con·glu·ti·nates
1. To become or cause to become stuck or glued together.
2. Medicine To become or cause to become reunited, as bones or tissues.
adj.
Relating to the abnormal adhering of tissues to one another.

[Middle English conglutinaten, from Latin conglūtināre, conglūtināt- : com-, com- + glūtināre, to glue (from glūten, glūtin-, glue).]

con·glu′ti·na′tion n.

conglutinate

(kənˈɡluːtɪˌneɪt)
vb
1. (Medicine) 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
2. to stick or become stuck together
[C16: from Latin conglūtināre to glue together, from glūtināre to glue, from glūten glue]
conˌglutiˈnation n
conˈglutinative adj

con•glu•ti•nate

(kənˈglut nˌeɪt, kəŋ-)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
adj. v.t., v.i.
1. to join or become joined with or as if with glue.
adj.
2. glued together; adhering.
[1375–1425; < Latin conglūtinātus, past participle of conglūtināre to glue together <con- + glūtināre, derivative of glūten, s. glūtin- glue]
con•glu`ti•na′tion, n.
con•glu′ti•na`tive, adj.

conglutinate


Past participle: conglutinated
Gerund: conglutinating

Imperative
conglutinate
conglutinate
Present
I conglutinate
you conglutinate
he/she/it conglutinates
we conglutinate
you conglutinate
they conglutinate
Preterite
I conglutinated
you conglutinated
he/she/it conglutinated
we conglutinated
you conglutinated
they conglutinated
Present Continuous
I am conglutinating
you are conglutinating
he/she/it is conglutinating
we are conglutinating
you are conglutinating
they are conglutinating
Present Perfect
I have conglutinated
you have conglutinated
he/she/it has conglutinated
we have conglutinated
you have conglutinated
they have conglutinated
Past Continuous
I was conglutinating
you were conglutinating
he/she/it was conglutinating
we were conglutinating
you were conglutinating
they were conglutinating
Past Perfect
I had conglutinated
you had conglutinated
he/she/it had conglutinated
we had conglutinated
you had conglutinated
they had conglutinated
Future
I will conglutinate
you will conglutinate
he/she/it will conglutinate
we will conglutinate
you will conglutinate
they will conglutinate
Future Perfect
I will have conglutinated
you will have conglutinated
he/she/it will have conglutinated
we will have conglutinated
you will have conglutinated
they will have conglutinated
Future Continuous
I will be conglutinating
you will be conglutinating
he/she/it will be conglutinating
we will be conglutinating
you will be conglutinating
they will be conglutinating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been conglutinating
you have been conglutinating
he/she/it has been conglutinating
we have been conglutinating
you have been conglutinating
they have been conglutinating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been conglutinating
you will have been conglutinating
he/she/it will have been conglutinating
we will have been conglutinating
you will have been conglutinating
they will have been conglutinating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been conglutinating
you had been conglutinating
he/she/it had been conglutinating
we had been conglutinating
you had been conglutinating
they had been conglutinating
Conditional
I would conglutinate
you would conglutinate
he/she/it would conglutinate
we would conglutinate
you would conglutinate
they would conglutinate
Past Conditional
I would have conglutinated
you would have conglutinated
he/she/it would have conglutinated
we would have conglutinated
you would have conglutinated
they would have conglutinated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.conglutinate - cause to adhere; "The wounds were coapted"
fill up, close - fill or stop up; "Can you close the cracks with caulking?"
2.conglutinate - stick together; "the edges of the wound conglutinated"
cling, cohere, adhere, cleave, stick - come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
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CONGLUTINATE A Glue together B Gathered into a mass C A fragrant resin who am I?
The morphology of conglutinates and conglutinate-like structures in North American freshwater mussels: A scanning-electron microscopy survey.
In eating the conglutinate, the fish becomes infected with glochidia.
If the merging of these charities signifies a willingness to offer such remuneration to senior management, it no longer deserves charitable status meriting tax relief on income from donations, etc, and hard-working volunteers may well be dissuaded from supporting this conglutinate, whatever its eventual name, as it reflects the aims of big business rather than a charity concerned with the needs of older people.
Because of the low glass transition temperature of the ACR, the subgrains with the more weight fraction of ACR are easy to conglutinate.
The hyalinosis should be interpreted as degenerative change of collagen in which the collagenous fibres firmly conglutinate.
On scrutinizing the torrent of waste that passes before us like a conglutinate narrative of human lives, we are left with an overwhelming sense of the inescapable bond between the human and object realms.
When a fish inhales a conglutinate, it ruptures and releases glochidia that attach to the fish (Barnhart and Roberts, 1997; Haag and Warren, 1997).
The modified conglutinate (mimic fish) portion of the Lampsilis subangulata superconglutinate ranged from 30 to 50 mm long, the mucus strand that attached the modified conglutinate to the female mussel ranged from 0.