hemagglutination

noun hem·ag·glu·ti·na·tion \ ˌhē-mə-ˌglü-tə-ˈnā-shən \

Definition of hemagglutination

: agglutination of red blood cells

hemagglutinate

play \ˌhē-mə-ˈglü-tᵊn-ˌāt\ transitive verb

First Known Use of hemagglutination

1907

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hemagglutination

noun hem·ag·glu·ti·na·tion
variants: or chiefly British haemagglutination play \ˌhē-mə-ˌglüt-ᵊn-ˈā-shən\

medical Definition of hemagglutination

: agglutination of red blood cells

hemagglutinate

or chiefly British haemagglutinate play \-ˈglüt-ᵊn-ˌāt\ transitive verb hemagglutinated; hemagglutinating

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