agglutination test


Any of various tests in which blood serum causes agglutination of bacteria or blood cells of a foreign type, used to determine infection and to identify pathogens and blood types.

Nearby words

  1. agglomerate,
  2. agglomeration,
  3. agglutinant,
  4. agglutinate,
  5. agglutination,
  6. agglutinative,
  7. agglutinin,
  8. agglutinogen,
  9. agglutinophilic,
  10. agglutogen

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