- an antibody that causes agglutination.
Origin of agglutinin
Related Words for agglutininantibody, antiserum, agglutinin, agglutinogen, vaccine, antigen, immunizer, immunotoxin
Examples from the Web for agglutinin
Historical Examples of agglutinin
Hence it can be stated technically that an agglutinin possesses a haptophore group and an agglutinating group.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology
Charles Bradfield Morrey
If agglutinin is present and the test is giving a positive reaction, the bacilli will be collected in large clumps.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
- a substance, such as an antibody or a lectin, that causes agglutination of cells or bacteria
Word Origin for agglutinin
- A substance, such as an antibody, that is capable of causing agglutination of a particular antigen, especially red blood cells or bacteria.
- A substance, other than a specific agglutinating antibody, that causes organic particles to agglutinate.