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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.
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Vibrio choleraeO139 Multiple-Drug Resistance Mediated byYersinia pestispIP1202-Like Conjugative Plasmids.
Unfortunately, the pharmacokinetics database is much more sparse, particularly in terms of reliable in vivo data, for several metabolites of toxicological interest, including DCA, local production and clearance of CHL in the lung, and conjugative metabolites.
This diversity is a result of high numbers of intragenomic deletions, duplications, and rearrangements with transposable and conjugative elements.
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Comparison of conjugative activity, conversion of bisphenol A to bisphenol glucuronide, in fetal and mature male rat.
cholerae resistance to antimicrobial drugs is increasing because of the accumulation of genetic mutations and the acquisition of resistance genes, which are usually transferred on mobile genetic elements such as integrating conjugative elements (ICEs) (1).
We also sequenced the highly conserved hsp60 gene (8) and attempted conjugative transfer of the [bla.
The simulated change in production rates of toxic conjugative metabolites exceeded 17% for a corresponding 10% increase in TCE blood concentration, indicating a nonlinear risk increase due to combined exposures to TCE.
The detection and sequencing of a broadhost-range conjugative IncP-1beta plasmid in an epidemic strain of Mycobacterium abscessus subsp.
It also can share antimicrobial resistance genes through integrons and conjugative plasmids that enable easy transfer of antimicrobial drug resistance genes and thus contribute to spread of antimicrobial resistance (1).