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 (such 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
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Some of these agglutinations have a satisfying outlandishness about them: That smooching pair, for example, are wearing huge masks from the Bamana people of West Africa on their heads.
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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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