The complex formed from the joining together of two or more molecules, especially by covalent bond.


(biology) To undergo conjugation.

(immunology) To link marker protein to an antibody molecule in order to detect an antigen.


(botany) (of a pinnate leaflet) Having only one pair of leaflets.

(chemistry) Relating to a compound formed depending upon the loss or gain of a proton, as in a conjugate base or a conjugate acid.

(general) Joined together in pair(s); paired; coupled.


Word origin: Latin coniugāre, coniugāt-, to join together : com-, com- + iugāre, to join.
Related forms: conjugation (noun)

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