Definitions

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

  • noun An antigen that stimulates the production of a particular agglutinin, such as an antibody.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A substance present in bacteria, immunization with which gives rise to the production of agglutinins.

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

  • noun biochemistry Any antigen that stimulates the production of an agglutinin

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

  • noun any substance that acts as an antigen to cause agglutinin production

Etymologies

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

[agglutin(in) + –gen.]

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