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agglutinant

[uh-gloot-n-uh nt] /əˈglut n ənt/
adjective
1.
uniting, as glue; causing adhesion.
noun
2.
an agglutinating agent.
Origin of agglutinant
1675-1685
1675-85; < Latin agglūtinant- (stem of agglūtināns, present participle of agglutināre), equivalent to agglūtin- (see agglutinate) + -ant -ant
Related forms
antiagglutinant, adjective, noun
nonagglutinant, adjective, noun
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agglutinant in Medicine

agglutinant ag·glu·ti·nant (ə-glōōt'n-ənt)
n.
A substance that holds parts together or causes agglutination.

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