convolute

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verb con·vo·lute \ˈkän-və-ˌlüt\

Definition of convolute

convoluted

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convoluting

  1. :  twist, coil

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Origin and Etymology of convolute

Latin convolutus, past participle of convolvere


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convolute

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adjective con·vo·lute \ˈkän-və-ˌlüt\

Medical Definition of convolute

  1. :  rolled or wound together with one part upon another

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