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ag·glu·ti·nin

 (ə-glo͞ot′n-ĭn)
n.
An antibody or other substance that is capable of causing agglutination, as of red blood cells or bacteria.

agglutinin

(əˈɡluːtɪnɪn)
n
(Biology) a substance, such as an antibody or a lectin, that causes agglutination of cells or bacteria
[C19: agglutinate + -in]

ag•glu•ti•nin

(əˈglut n ɪn)

n.
an antibody that causes agglutination.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.agglutinin - an antibody that causes agglutination of a specific antigen
antibody - any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
isoagglutinin - an antibody produced by one individual that causes agglutination of red blood cells in other individuals of the same species
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