agglutination

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ag·glu·ti·na·tion

noun \ə-ˌglü-tən-ˈā-shən\

Definition of AGGLUTINATION

1
:  the action or process of agglutinating
2
:  a mass or group formed by the union of separate elements
3
:  the formation of derivational or inflectional words by putting together constituents of which each expresses a single definite meaning
4
:  a reaction in which particles (as red blood cells or bacteria) suspended in a liquid collect into clumps and which occurs especially as a serologic response to a specific antibody

First Known Use of AGGLUTINATION

1541

ag·glu·ti·na·tion

noun \ə-ˌglüt-ən-ˈā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AGGLUTINATION

: a reaction in which particles (as red blood cells or bacteria) suspended in a liquid collect into clumps and which occurs especially as a serological response to a specific antibody

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