agglutinogen

noun

ag·​glu·​ti·​no·​gen ə-ˈglü-tə-nə-jən How to pronounce agglutinogen (audio)
: an antigen whose presence results in the formation of an agglutinin
agglutinogenic adjective

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from German Agglutinogen, from Agglutinine agglutinin + -o- -o- + -gen -gen

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agglutinogen was in 1904

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Cite this Entry

“Agglutinogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agglutinogen. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

agglutinogen

noun

ag·​glu·​ti·​no·​gen ə-ˈglüt-ᵊn-ə-jən How to pronounce agglutinogen (audio)
: an antigen whose presence results in the formation of an agglutinin
agglutinogenic adjective

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