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conjugate

 [kon´joo͡-gāt]
1. paired, or equally coupled; working in union.
2. a conjugate diameter of the pelvic inlet, especially the true conjugate diameter; see pelvic diameter.

con·ju·gate

(kon'jŭ-gāt), [TA]
1. Joined or paired. Synonym(s): conjugated
2. Conjugate diameters of the pelvis. The distance between any two specified points on the periphery of the pelvic canal.
[L. conjugatus, joined together. See conjugata]

conjugate

/con·ju·gate/ (kon´jdbobr-gāt)
1. paired, or equally coupled; working in unison.
2. a conjugate diameter of the pelvic inlet; used alone usually to denote the true conjugate diameter; see pelvic diameter, under diameter.
3. the product of chemical conjugation.

conjugate

(kŏn′jə-gāt′)
v. conju·gated, conju·gating, conju·gates
v.tr.
To join together.
v.intr.
Biology To undergo conjugation.
adj. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
1. Joined together, especially in a pair or pairs; coupled.
2. Chemistry Conjugated.
n. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
Chemistry A chemical compound that has been formed by the joining of two or more compounds.

con′ju·gate′ly adv.
con′ju·ga′tive adj.
con′ju·ga′tor n.

conjugate

[kon′jəgit]
Etymology: L, con + jungere, to yoke together
(in pelvimetry) the measurement of the female pelvis to determine whether the presenting part of a fetus can enter the birth canal. See also diagonal conjugate, true conjugate.

con·ju·gate

(kon'jŭ-găt) [TA]
1. Joined or paired.
Synonym(s): conjugated.
2. A conjugate diameter of the pelvis. The distance between any two specified points on the periphery of the pelvic canal.
See: conjugata
[L. conjugatus, joined together]

conjugate

Coupled or joined in pairs or groups. Of co-valently linked complexes of two or more molecules.

con·ju·gate

(kon'jŭ-găt) [TA]
Joined or paired, conjugated.
[L. conjugatus, joined together]

conjugate (kon´jəgāt´),

v 1. to unite.
2. the product of conjugation.

conjugate

1. paired, or equally coupled; working in union.
2. to link marker protein such as fluorescein or enzyme to an antibody molecule to detect antigen, as by immunofluorescence or immunoperoxidase staining.
3. a conjugate diameter of the pelvic inlet; used alone usually to denote the true conjugate diameter. See also pelvic diameter.

conjugate acids
conjugate pair of strong bases.