hemadsorption

noun
hem·​ad·​sorp·​tion
variants: or chiefly British haemadsorption \ ˌhē-​(ˌ)mad-​ˈsȯrp-​shən How to pronounce haemadsorption (audio) , -​ˈzȯrp-​ How to pronounce haemadsorption (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemadsorption

: adherence of red blood cells to the surface of something (as a virus or cell)

Other Words from hemadsorption

hemadsorbing or chiefly British haemadsorbing \ -​ˈsȯr-​biŋ How to pronounce haemadsorbing (audio) , -​ˈzȯr-​ How to pronounce haemadsorbing (audio) \ adjective

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“Hemadsorption.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemadsorption. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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