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Hemagglutination

Definition
noun
A form of agglutination involving the red blood cells.
Supplement
This process is commonly applied in the laboratory, particularly in blood typing and the quantification of virus dilutions.
Related forms: hemagglutinin (noun), hemagglutinate (verb).
Variants:

  • haemagglutination (British)
  • haemoagglutination
  • hemoagglutination

Compare: leukoagglutination


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