Definition of confluent in English:
Flowing together or merging: warm confluent smells
More example sentences
- We attempted to mimic a more biological situation by studying cells embedded in confluent monolayers which are grown on collagen or microcellulose-coated glass coverslips.
- For irradiation, cells were cultured in Petri dishes and synchronized by contact inhibition in confluent cultures.
- Honeycomb cysts and areas of confluent fibrosis may be present.
Late 15th century: from Latin confluent- 'flowing together', from confluere, from con- 'together' + fluere 'to flow'.
Words that rhyme with confluentcircumfluent • congruent
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