One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having the property of being adhesive or glutinous; designating this property. Now rare.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From post-classical Latin emplasticus (also implasticus) causing to adhere from Hellenistic Greek ἐμπλαστικός causing to adhere from ancient Greek ἐμπλαστός daubed on or over + -ικός.
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