noun \ˈglēə\

Definition of gloea



  1. :  an adhesive mucoid substance that some protozoans and other low organisms secrete about themselves


\əl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of gloea

New Latin, from Late Greek gloia glue; akin to Latin glut-, glus glue — more at clay

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to cast off or become cast off

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