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Pronunciation: kon'ju-gat


  1. Joined or paired.
  2. Conjugate diameters of the pelvis. The distance between any two specified points on the periphery of the pelvic canal.

Synonym(s): conjugated

[L. conjugatus, joined together. See conjugata]

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