hemagglutinin

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noun hem·ag·glu·ti·nin \ˌhē-mə-ˈglü-tə-nən\

Definition of hemagglutinin

  1. :  an agglutinin (such as an antibody or viral capsid protein) that causes hemagglutination

Origin and Etymology of hemagglutinin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1903


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hemagglutinin

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noun hem·ag·glu·ti·nin \ˌhē-mə-ˈglüt-ən-ən\
variants: also

hemoagglutinin

\ˌhē-mō-ə-\play or chiefly British

haemagglutinin

also

haemoagglutinin

Medical Definition of hemagglutinin

  1. :  an agglutinin (as an antibody or viral capsid protein) that causes hemagglutination—abbreviation HA; compare leukoagglutinin


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