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 (ăg′lo͝o-tĭn′ə-jən, ə-glo͞ot′n-)
An antigen that stimulates the production of a particular agglutinin, such as an antibody.

ag′glu·tin′o·gen′ic (ăg′lo͞o-tĭn′ə-gĕn′ĭk, ə-glo͞ot′n-) adj.
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(Biology) an antigen that reacts with or stimulates the formation of a specific agglutinin
[C20: from agglutinate + -gen]
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(ˌæg lʊˈtɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn, əˈglut nə-)

an antigen that causes the production of agglutinins.
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Noun1.agglutinogen - any substance that acts as an antigen to cause agglutinin production
isoagglutinogen - an antigen capable of causing the production of (or reacting with) an isoagglutinin
antigen - any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)
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Hemolytic reactions following transfusions of blood of the homologous group, with three cases in which the same agglutinogen was responsible.
ABO Group: It is further divided into four types-A, B, AB, O depending upon the presence or absence of A&B agglutinogen. Group A shows presence of agglutinogen A, group B shows agglutinogen B, group AB shows presence of both AB agglutinogen and group O shows absence of all agglutinogen.(13)