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agglutinogen Line breaks: ag¦glu¦tin|ogen
Pronunciation: /əˈɡluːtɪnədʒ(ə)n/

Definition of agglutinogen in English:


An antigenic substance present in blood cells, bacteria, etc., which stimulates the formation of an agglutinin in blood serum.
Example sentences
  • Both grouping is based on the presence and the absence of agglutinogens and their specific agglutinins.
  • Group O lacks agglutinogens, but the serum contains both the anti-A and anti-B agglutinins.
  • These recognize and respond to agglutinogens that are not recognized as ‘self.’
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