phytohemagglutinin

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

Definition of phytohemagglutinin

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

1949

First Known Use of phytohemagglutinin

1949


Medical Dictionary

phytohemagglutinin

noun phy·to·hem·ag·glu·ti·nin
variants: or chiefly British

phytohaemagglutinin

\ˈfīt-ō-ˌhē-mə-ˈglüt-ən-ən\play

Medical Definition of phytohemagglutinin

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


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