agglutinin [ə glo͞ot′'n in΄]
a substance, esp. an antibody, causing agglutination of bacteria, blood cells, antigens, etc.

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  • agglutinin — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary agglutination + in Date: 1902 a substance (as an antibody) producing agglutination …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • agglutinin — noun a) A substance that causes cells to clump. b) A protein found in cows milk …   Wiktionary

  • agglutinin — 1. An antibody that causes clumping or agglutination of the bacteria or other cells that either stimulated the formation of the a., or contain immunologically similar, reactive antigen. SYN: agglutinating antibody, immune a.. 2. A substance,… …   Medical dictionary

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