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con·vo·lute

(kon'vō-lūt),
Rolled together with one part over the other; in the shape of a roll or scroll.
Synonym(s): convoluted
[L. con-volvo, pp. -volutus, to roll together]

convoluted

/con·vo·lut·ed/ (kon″vo-lldbomact´ed) rolled together or coiled.

convoluted

[kon′vəlo̅o̅′tid]
Etymology: L, convolutus, rolled together
twisted, rolled together, with one part over another in a scroll. -convolute, v.

convolute

, convoluted (kŏn′vō-loot; -loot′ĕd) [L. convolvere, to roll together]
Rolled, as a scroll.
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