Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A substance, such as an antibody, that is capable of causing agglutination of a particular antigen, especially red blood cells or bacteria.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An adaptation-product produced by immunization with the corresponding cells (red blood-corpuscles or bacteria), which causes the clumping or coalescence of the cells used in immunization.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A substance that causes cells to clump.
  • noun specifically A protein found in cow's milk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an antibody that causes agglutination of a specific antigen

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[agglutin(ation) + –in.]

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