plural -s
: an agglutinin that has lost or never had the power to agglutinate but can still unite with its agglutinogen compare antibody, blocking antibody

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary agglutinin + -oid

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agglutinoid was in 1902

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“Agglutinoid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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