conglutination

noun

con·​glu·​ti·​na·​tion kən-ˌglüt-ᵊn-ˈā-shən, ˌkän- How to pronounce conglutination (audio)
: the act or action of conglutinating or the consequent quality or state of being conglutinated: as
a
: the union or establishment of continuity of parts
now used only of abnormal adhesion of contiguous surfaces
b(1)
: a reaction of agglutination and lysis brought about by addition of bovine serum to antibody-treated cells
(2)
: agglutination brought about by serum albumin or plasma proteins when added to cells coated with blocking antibody

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“Conglutination.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/conglutination. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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