adjective gla·brous \ˈglā-brəs\

Definition of GLABROUS

:  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


adjective gla·brous \ˈglā-brəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLABROUS

:  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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