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conjugate

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adjective con·ju·gate \ˈkän-ji-gət, -jə-ˌgāt\

Medical Definition of conjugate

  1. 1:  functioning or operating simultaneously as if joined <conjugate eye movements>

  2. 2of an acid or base :  related by the difference of a proton <the acid NH4+ and the base NH3 are conjugate to each other>

  3. con·ju·gate·ly adverb




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conjugate

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verb con·ju·gate \-jə-ˌgāt\

Medical Definition of conjugate

con·ju·gat·edcon·ju·gat·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to unite (as with the elimination of water) so that the product is easily broken down (as by hydrolysis) into the original compounds <benzoic acid is conjugated with glycine to hippuric acid in the body>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. 1:  to pair and fuse in conjugation

  5. 2:  to pair in synapsis




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conjugate

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noun con·ju·gate \-ji-gət, -jə-ˌgāt\

Medical Definition of conjugate

  1. :  a chemical compound formed by the union of two compounds or united with another compound





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