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v. ag·glu·ti·nat·ed, ag·glu·ti·nat·ing, ag·glu·ti·nates
1. To cause to adhere, as with glue.
2. Linguistics To form (words) by combining words or words and word elements.
3. Biology To cause (cells or particles) to clump together.
1. To join together into a group or mass.
2. Linguistics To form words by agglutination.
3. Biology To clump together; undergo agglutination.
n. (-ĭt)

[Latin agglūtināre, agglūtināt- : ad-, ad- + glūtināre, to glue (from glūten, glue).]

ag·glu′ti·nant adj. & n.
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adj (Ling) → agglutinierend
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Oamenii sentimentali sint fiinte dificile" (footnote 156--"One celebrated American writer on culture and language delivered himself of the dictum that, estimable as the speakers of agglutinative languages might be, it was nevertheless a crime for an inflecting woman to marry an agglutinating man...
The appearance of agglutinating clumps indicates positive reaction and the absence of clumps denotes a negative test.
And, since the process is cyclical, after the present, isolating phase produced by Indo-European empires, the world must expect the resulting pidgins to coalesce in a new world language--an idea inspired by Vico's ricorso, which curiously anticipates Dixon's "language-clock": "As languages change over time, they tend--very roughly--to move round in a typological circle: isolating to agglutinating, to fusional, back to isolating, and so on" (Dixon 42), the outcome being that we can expect the future unified world language predicted by Japhetic Theory to resemble Georgian rather more than any current international language in so far as it will be agglutinative (Marr).
An unusual presentation of brucellosis, involving multiple organ systems, with low agglutinating titers: A case report.
It is a question of assuming the editorial work not only in the daily readings of the receipt, assessment and publication of the proposals, but also to take advantage of this privileged condition of agglutinating researchers who submit their work to direct, underline and create new looks for relevant variables in the educational field.
The agglutinating benthic fauna is comprised mainly of three genera, Gaudryina, Arenobulimina and Ataxophragmium.
Agglutinating virus in harvested allantoic fluid was identified by spot agglutination assay using 10% chicken red blood cells (RBCs) and the identity of the virus was determined by NDV specific antisera through standard haemagglutination inhibition (HI) assay.
Although few data on the infection by the parasite in tapirs is available, the modified agglutinating test (MAT) has already been used to identify antibodies in captive and free-living individuals of this species (NAVEDA et al., 2011).
The presence of agglutinating anti-Leptospira antibodies in canine serum samples was tested by microscopic agglutination test (MAT) using a panel of 21 Leptospira serovars (listed in Table 1) originally obtained from the US Centres of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and maintained in the laboratory through weekly subcultures [13].
This antibody reacts with all (or nearly all) adult red cells and is called cold agglutinating auto antibody (CAA).