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autoagglutination in Medicine

autoagglutination

(ô′tō-ə-glōōt′n-āshən)
n.
  1. The nonspecific agglutination or clumping together of cells (bacteria or erythrocytes, for example) as the result of physical-chemical factors.
  2. The agglutination of a person's red blood cells in his or her own serum as a consequence of a specific autoantibody.
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