agglutinin

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-glū′ti-nin Definitions: 1. An antibody that causes clumping or agglutination of the bacteria or other cells that either stimulated the formation of the agglutinin, or contain immunologically similar, reactive antigen. 2. A substance, other than a specific agglutinating antibody, that causes organic partic...
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agglutinin

[n] - an antibody that causes agglutination of a specific antigen
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agglutinin

1. An antibody that causes clumping or agglutination of the bacteria or other cells which either stimulated the formation of the agglutinin, or contain immunologically similar, reactive antigen. ... Synonym: agglutinating antibody, immune agglutinin. ... 2. A substance, other than a specific agglutinating antibody, that causes organic particles to ...
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agglutinin

noun an antibody that causes agglutination of a specific antigen
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agglutinin

(ә-gloo┬┤tĭ-nin) any substance causing clumping together (agglutination) of cells, particularly a specific antibody formed in the blood in response to the presence of an invading agent. Agglutinins are proteins (immunoglobulins) and function as part of the immune mechanism of the body. When the invading agents that ...
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agglutinin

substance that causes particles to congeal in a group or mass, particularly a typical antibody that occurs in the blood serums of immunized and ...
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agglutinin

agglutinin 1. An antibody that causes clumping or agglutination of the bacteria or other cells that either stimulated the formation of the agglutinin, or contain immunologically similar, reactive antigen (synonyms: agglutinating antibody, immune,). 2. A substance, other than a specific agglutinating antibody, that causes organic particles to agglut...
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agglutinin

An antibody found in blood plasma which causes the agglutination (sticking together) of antigens such as foreign red blood cells and bacteria. Each agglutinin acts on a specific antigen, removing it from the blood. An agglutinin is produced in large quantities after immunization with its particular ...
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agglutinin

A substance that makes particles (such as bacteria or cells) stick together to form a clump or a mass.
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Agglutinin

An agglutinin is a substance that causes particles to coagulate to form a thickened mass . Agglutinins can be antibodies that cause antigens to aggregate by binding to the antigen-binding sites of antibodies. Agglutinins can also be any substance other than antibodies such as sugar-binding protein lectins. Agglutinins work by clumping on particles...
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