phytohemagglutinin

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noun phy·to·he·mag·glu·ti·nin \ ˌfī-tō-ˌhē-mə-ˈglü-tə-nən \

Definition of phytohemagglutinin

:a proteinaceous hemagglutinin of plant origin used especially to induce mitosis (as in lymphocytes)

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First Known Use of phytohemagglutinin

1949


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phytohemagglutinin

noun phy·to·hem·ag·glu·ti·nin
variants: or chiefly British phytohaemagglutinin play \ˈfīt-ō-ˌhē-mə-ˈglüt-ᵊn-ən\

medical Definition of phytohemagglutinin

:a proteinaceous hemagglutinin of plant origin used especially to induce mitosis (as in lymphocytes) abbreviation PHA

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