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hemagglutination

Syllabification: he·mag·glu·ti·na·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌhēməˌɡlo͞otnˈāSHən
 
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(British haemagglutination)

Definition of hemagglutination in English:

noun

Medicine & Biology
The clumping together of red blood cells.
Example sentences
  • The diagnosis is confirmed by haemagglutination and complement fixation tests.
  • Classically, diagnosis of dengue virus infection was carried out by haemagglutination inhibition test.
  • Alternatively, the anti-sheep red blood cell hemagglutination test has been employed successfully in many species of wild birds.

Derivatives

hemagglutinate

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Pronunciation: /-ˈɡlo͞otnˌāt/
verb
Example sentences
  • The unit of toxin measure is the hemagglutinating unit.
  • These findings suggest that the hemagglutinating activity may be due to different proteins or that other constituents of these fluids may interfere with this activity.
  • All the Edmonston clones showed agglutination of monkey erythrocytes in isotonic solution while both vaccine strains hemagglutinated only in the presence of high salt concentrations.

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