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glabrous

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adjective gla·brous \ˈglā-brəs\

Definition of glabrous

  1. :  smooth; especially :  having a surface without hairs or projections <glabrous skin> <glabrous leaves>



Origin of glabrous

Latin glabr-, glaber smooth, bald — more at glad


First Known Use: 1640


Medical Dictionary

glabrous

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adjective gla·brous \ˈglā-brəs\

Medical Definition of glabrous

  1. :  having or being a smooth even surface; specifically :  having or being an epidermal covering that is totally or relatively devoid of hairs or down <glabrous skin>




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