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agglutination

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noun ag·glu·ti·na·tion \ə-ˌglü-tən-ˈā-shən\

Definition of agglutination

  1. 1 :  the action or process of agglutinating

  2. 2 :  a mass or group formed by the union of separate elements

  3. 3 :  the formation of derivational or inflectional words by putting together constituents of which each expresses a single definite meaning

  4. 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



1541

First Known Use of agglutination

1541


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agglutination

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noun ag·glu·ti·na·tion \ə-ˌglüt-ən-ˈā-shən\

Medical Definition of agglutination

  1. :  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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