adj 1 : functioning or operating simultaneously as if joined < eye movements> 2 of an acid or base : related by the difference of a proton <the acid NH4+and the base NH3 are to each other> con*ju*gate*ly adv
, vb, -gat*ed -gat*ing vt : to unite (as with the elimination of water) so that the product is easily broken down (as by hydrolysis) into the original compounds <benzoic acid is conjugated with glycine to hippuric acid in the body> vi 1 : to pair and fuse in conjugation 2 : to pair in synapsis
n : a chemical compound formed by the union of two compounds or united with another compound .
Similar sounding terms: con·ju·ga·ta
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