agglutinin

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noun ag·glu·ti·nin \ə-ˈglü-tən-ən\

Definition of agglutinin

  1. :  a substance (such as an antibody) producing agglutination

Origin and Etymology of agglutinin

International Scientific Vocabulary agglutination + -in


First Known Use: 1896


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agglutinin

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noun ag·glu·ti·nin \ə-ˈglüt-ən-ən\

Medical Definition of agglutinin

  1. :  a substance (as an antibody) producing agglutination


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