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hemagglutinin

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noun hem·ag·glu·ti·nin \-ˈglü-tə-nən\

Definition of hemagglutinin

  1. :  an agglutinin (as an antibody or viral capsid protein) that causes hemagglutination



Origin of hemagglutinin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1903


Medical Dictionary

hemagglutinin

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noun hem·ag·glu·ti·nin \ˌhē-mə-ˈglüt-ən-ən\

Medical Definition of hemagglutinin

  1. :  an agglutinin (as an antibody or viral capsid protein) that causes hemagglutination—abbreviation HA; compare leukoagglutinin



Variants of hemagglutinin

also he·mo·ag·glu·ti·nin \ˌhē-mō-ə-\play or chiefly British haem·ag·glu·ti·nin also hae·mo·ag·glu·ti·nin

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