agglutinant

[ uh-gloot-n-uh nt ]
/ əˈglut n ənt /

adjective

uniting, as glue; causing adhesion.

noun

an agglutinating agent.

Origin of agglutinant

1675–85; < Latin agglūtinant- (stem of agglūtināns, present participle of agglutināre), equivalent to agglūtin- (see agglutinate) + -ant -ant

Related forms

an·ti·ag·glu·ti·nant, adjective, nounnon·ag·glu·ti·nant, adjective, noun
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agglutinant

[ ə-glōōtn-ənt ]

n.

A substance that holds parts together or causes agglutination.
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