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1the formation or existence of a link or connection between things, in particular. Biology the temporary union of two bacteria or unicellular organisms for the exchange of genetic material. Biology the fusion of two gametes, especially when they are of a similar size.
chiefly Biochemistry the combination of two substances:toxic compounds eliminated from the body by conjugation with glutathione
Chemistry the sharing of electron density between nearby multiple bonds in a molecule. Mathematics the solution of a problem by transforming it into an equivalent problem of a different form, solving this, and then reversing the transformation.
2 Grammar the variation of the form of a verb in an inflected language such as Latin, by which are identified the voice, mood, tense, number, and person. the class in which a verb is put according to the manner of this variation:a past participle of the first conjugation