agglutinogen

noun
ag·​glu·​ti·​no·​gen | \ ə-ˈglü-tə-nə-jən How to pronounce agglutinogen (audio) \

Definition of agglutinogen

: an antigen whose presence results in the formation of an agglutinin

Other Words from agglutinogen

agglutinogenic \ ə-​ˌglü-​tə-​nə-​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce agglutinogen (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of agglutinogen

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agglutinogen

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

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“Agglutinogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agglutinogen. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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agglutinogen

noun
ag·​glu·​ti·​no·​gen | \ ə-ˈglüt-ᵊn-ə-jən How to pronounce agglutinogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of agglutinogen

: an antigen whose presence results in the formation of an agglutinin

Other Words from agglutinogen

agglutinogenic \ -​ˌglüt-​ᵊn-​ə-​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce agglutinogen (audio) \ adjective

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