conglutinate

[kuhn-gloot-n-eyt, kuhng-]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), conglutinated, conglutinating.
1.
to join or become joined with or as if with glue.
adjective
2.
glued together; adhering.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin conglūtinātus (past participle of conglūtināre), equivalent to con- con- + glūtin- (variant stem of glūten) glue (see gluten, clay) + -ātus -ate1

conglutination, noun
conglutinative, adjective
unconglutinated, adjective
unconglutinative, adjective
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conglutinate (kənˈɡluːtɪˌneɪt)
 
vb
1.  obsolete to cause (the edges of a wound or fracture) to join during the process of healing or (of the edges of a wound or fracture) to join during this process
2.  to stick or become stuck together
 
[C16: from Latin conglūtināre to glue together, from glūtināre to glue, from glūtenglue]
 
congluti'nation
 
n
 
con'glutinative
 
adj

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Example sentences
Glochidia are released in a formation known as a conglutinate.
When a fish eats a conglutinate, glochidia are exposed to and can attach to the fish's gills.
Tens to hundreds of thousands of glochidia may occur in each conglutinate.
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