conglutinate


con·glu·ti·nate

verb \kən-ˈglü-tən-ˌāt, kän-\
con·glu·ti·nat·edcon·glu·ti·nat·ing

Definition of CONGLUTINATE

transitive verb
:  to unite by or as if by a glutinous substance
intransitive verb
:  to become conglutinated <blood platelets conglutinate in blood clotting>
con·glu·ti·na·tion \kən-ˌglü-tən-ˈā-shən, kän-\ noun

Origin of CONGLUTINATE

Latin conglutinatus, past participle of conglutinare to glue together, from com- + glutin-, gluten glue — more at gluten
First Known Use: 1546

con·glu·ti·nate

verb \kən-ˈglüt-ən-ˌāt, kän-\   (Medical Dictionary)
con·glu·ti·nat·edcon·glu·ti·nat·ing

Medical Definition of CONGLUTINATE

transitive verb
: to unite by or as if by a glutinous substance
intransitive verb
: to become conglutinated <blood platelets conglutinate in blood clotting>

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