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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.
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).]
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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]
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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]
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Past participle: conglutinated
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|Verb||1.||conglutinate - cause to adhere; "The wounds were coapted"|
|2.||conglutinate - stick together; "the edges of the wound conglutinated"|
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