Definition of Conglobate

1. Verb. Assume a globular shape.

Exact synonyms: Conglobe
Generic synonyms: Form
Derivative terms: Conglobation, Globe, Conglobation



Definition of Conglobate

1. a. Collected into, or forming, a rounded mass or ball; as, the conglobate [lymphatic] glands; conglobate flowers.

2. v. t. To collect or form into a ball or rounded mass; to gather or mass together.

Definition of Conglobate

1. Adjective. shaped like or formed into a ball. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To form into a globe or ball. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conglobate

1. [v -BATED, -BATING, -BATES]

Medical Definition of Conglobate

1. Formed in a single rounded mass. Origin: L. Con-globo, pp. -atus, to gather into a globus, ball (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conglobate

congestive
congestive cardiomyopathy
congestive cirrhosis
congestive heart failure
congestive heart failures
congestive splenomegaly
congestor
congestors
congests
congiaries
congiary
congii
congius
conglaciation
conglaciations
conglobate (current term)
conglobated
conglobates
conglobating
conglobation
conglobations
conglobe
conglobed
conglobes
conglobing
conglobulate
conglobulation
conglomerate
conglomerated
conglomerates

Literary usage of Conglobate

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1841)
"On the Uses of the conglobate Glands. By Dr. JEFFREYS. The object of this paper was to show that these glands aided in propelling, like little hearts, ..."

2. The Hunterian Oration, Presidential Addresses, and Pathological and Surgical by Caesar Henry Hawkins (1874)
"conglobate Tumours: (a) Simple conglobate Tumours; Tumours in the Parotid Gland ; (6) Tubercular conglobate Tumours.—6. ..."

3. Outlines of Human Physiology by Herbert Mayo (1827)
"Generally many absorbent vessels, termed vasa inferentia, enter a conglobate gland upon the side remote from the heart, and a smaller number, ..."

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