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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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subrotunda and perhaps other Obovaria species, if conglutinates are formed only near the end of the brooding cycle.
Many unionoid species produce conglutinates, worm-like structures filled with glochidia, that resemble one of the foods in the host fish's diet.
Some conglutinates (packets of larval mussels) that mimic aquatic insects may not be able to attach to silt-covered substrata.
Female mantle tissue and conglutinates can mimic insect larvae and pupae, leeches, flatworms, and even other fish, all of which seem to attract host fish closer for possible infestation by glochidia (Parmalee & Bogan 1998).
Both of these species are long-term brooders that use darters (Percidae) as hosts and release benthic conglutinates in the early spring (Barnhart et al.
The water ruptured the tubes and flushed out conglutinates, which we stored in 70% ethanol.
Gravid animals were identified as those that had gills swollen with eggs, glochidia or conglutinates or held conglutinates beneath a swollen posterior mantle.
When available, the authors also included color photographs of glochidia, conglutinates and mantle displays.
The mucus strand appeared to remain identifiable for several weeks but laboratory observations indicated the modified conglutinates disintegrated about 3 d after they were produced.
In 1989, we were not able to quantify the percentage of gravid females because they aborted conglutinates (i.