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ag·gre·gat·ed

(ag'rĕ-gā-ted),
Collected together, thereby forming a cluster, clump, or mass of individual units.

ag·glom·er·ate

, agglomerated (ă-glomĕr-ăt, -ātĕd)
To gather into a mass.
[L. ag-glomero, to wind into a ball; from ad, to, + glomus (glomer-) mass, ball of yarn]

agglomerate

(ă-glom′ĕ-rāt″) [L. agglomerare, to roll into a ball]
To congregate, form a mass.
agglomeratio (-rā′shŏn)
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