agglutinin

noun
ag·​glu·​ti·​nin | \ ə-ˈglü-tə-nən How to pronounce agglutinin (audio) \

Definition of agglutinin

: a substance (such as an antibody) producing agglutination

First Known Use of agglutinin

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agglutinin

borrowed from German Agglutinine, from agglutinirin (now agglutinieren) "to agglutinate entry 1" + -ine -ine entry 2

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“Agglutinin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agglutinin. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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agglutinin

noun
ag·​glu·​ti·​nin | \ ə-ˈglüt-ᵊn-ən How to pronounce agglutinin (audio) \

Medical Definition of agglutinin

: a substance (as an antibody) producing agglutination

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