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conglobate

[kon-gloh-beyt, kong-, kong-gloh-beyt] /kɒnˈgloʊ beɪt, kɒŋ-, ˈkɒŋ gloʊˌbeɪt/
adjective
1.
formed into a ball.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), conglobated, conglobating.
2.
to collect or form into a ball or rounded mass.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < Latin conglobātus, past participle of conglobāre. See conglobe, -ate1
Related forms
conglobately, adverb
conglobation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for conglobate

conglobate

/ˈkɒŋɡləʊˌbeɪt/
verb
1.
to form into a globe or ball
adjective
2.
a rare word for globular
Derived Forms
conglobation, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin conglobāre to gather into a ball, from globāre to make round, from globus a sphere
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conglobate in Medicine

conglobate con·glo·bate (kŏn-glō'bāt', kŏng'glō-)
adj.
Formed into a single, rounded mass.

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