ag·​glu·​ti·​noid | \ ə-ˈglü-tə-ˌnȯid, a- \
plural -s

Definition of agglutinoid

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

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First Known Use of agglutinoid

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agglutinoid

International Scientific Vocabulary agglutinin + -oid

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“Agglutinoid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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