glabrate


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

gla·brous

, glabrate (glā'brŭs, glā'brāt),
Smooth or hairless; denoting areas of the body where hair does not normally grow, that is, palms or soles.
[L. glaber, smooth]

glabrate

(glā′brāt′, -brĭt) or

glabrescent

(glā-brĕs′ənt)
adj.
Having few hairs; almost smooth: glabrate stems.

gla·brous

, glabrate (glā'brŭs, -brāt)
Smooth or hairless; denoting areas of the body where hair does not normally grow, i.e., palms or soles.
[L. glaber, smooth]

glabrate

, glabrous (glăb′rāt, glăb′rŭs) [L. glaber, smooth]
1. Bald.
2. Smooth.