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bentonite flocculation test in Medicine

bentonite flocculation test

(bĕntə-nīt′)
n.
  1. A flocculation test for rheumatoid arthritis in which sensitized bentonite particles are added to inactivated serum; if half of the particles are clumped while the other half remain in suspension, the test is positive.
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