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Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Active agglutination

Definition noun An agglutination reaction in which the antigen is found naturally on particle Supplement Agglutination... Read More

Passive agglutination

Definition noun An agglutination reaction of inert particles coated with soluble antigen through an antiserum specific for... Read More

Reverse passive agglutination

Definition noun A type of agglutination reaction in which known antibody is bound to a carrier particle instead of the... Read More

Direct agglutination

Definition noun (1) An agglutination (macroscopic clumping) caused by one antibody. (2) A serological technique in which... Read More

False agglutination

False agglutination --> pseudoagglutination 1. Agglomeration of particles in solution which does not involve... Read More


Definition noun A form of agglutination involving the white blood cells. Supplement A type of phytohemagglutinins called... Read More


Definition noun, plural: agglutinins Any substance, usually of biological origin, that causes agglutination or clumping... Read More


Definition noun A form of agglutination involving the red blood cells. Supplement This process is commonly applied in the... Read More

Laboratory Experiments in Microbiology (8th Edition)

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Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More


Agglutinophilic Readily undergoing pronounced agglutination. Origin: agglutination - g. Phileo, to... Read More

Bivalent antibody

Bivalent antibody antibody that causes a visible reaction with specific antigen as in agglutination, precipitation, and so... Read More

Rouleaux formation

rouleaux formation The arrangement of red blood cells in fluid blood (or in diluted suspensions) with their biconcave... Read More


Definition noun, plural: groups (1) An assemblage of animals, plants, or microorganisms having the same distinctive... Read More

Rh factor

rh factor An antigen that may or may notbe present on the surface of human bloodcells. If a person's blood has the antigen,... Read More


Definition noun, plural: phytohemagglutinins A hemagglutinin derived from a plant, especially... Read More

Incomplete antibody

Incomplete antibody --> univalent antibody An incomplete form of antibody that may coat antigen, but which according to... Read More

Univalent antibody

univalent antibody An incomplete form of antibody that may coat antigen, but which according to the lattice theory does not... Read More


Definition noun, plural: agglutinogens Any substance that acts as an antigen to stimulate production of specific... Read More


Definition noun Abbreviation for phytohemagglutinin, a hemagglutinin derived from plants, especially... Read More


Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More


Definition noun, plural: phytolectins A sugar-binding protein found in plants, capable of causing a number of physiological... Read More


Lectin (Science: plant biology) proteins obtained particularly from the seeds of leguminous plants, but also from many other... Read More