gummous

gummous
\\ˈgəməs\ adjective
Etymology: Latin gummosus, from gummi, cummi gum + -osus -ose
: resembling or composed of gum : gummy

gummous changes in tissue


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  • Gummous — Gum mous, a. [L. gummosus; cf. F. gommeux.] 1. Gumlike, or composed of gum; gummy. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Of or pertaining to a gumma. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gummous — [gum′əs] adj. [L gummosus] of or like gum …   English World dictionary

  • gummous — adjective Date: 1669 resembling or composed of gum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gummous — /gum euhs/, adj. consisting of or resembling gum; gummy. [1660 70; < L gummosus, equiv. to gumm(i) GUM1 + osus OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gummous — gum·mous …   English syllables

  • gummous — gum•mous [[t]ˈgʌm əs[/t]] adj. consisting of or resembling gum; gummy …   From formal English to slang

  • gummous — /ˈgʌməs/ (say gumuhs) adjective consisting of or resembling gum; gummy …  

  • gum|mose — «GUHM ohs», adjective. = gummous. (Cf. ↑gummous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gummose — gum·mose (gŭmʹōs ) adj. Variant of gummous. * * * …   Universalium

  • gum — 1. noun ɡʌm a) The flesh round the teeth. Do you have a gum I could have? b) any of various viscous or sticky substances that are exuded by certain plants Syn: gingiva …   Wiktionary

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