[ag-loo-tin-uh-juh n, -jen, uh-gloot-n-uh-]
- an antigen that causes the production of agglutinins.
Origin of agglutinogen
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Related Words for agglutinogenantibody, antiserum, agglutinin, agglutinogen, vaccine, antigen, immunizer, immunotoxin
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Historical Examples of agglutinogen
The substance within the introduced cell which acts as a stimulus (antigen) to the body cells is called an agglutinogen.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology
Charles Bradfield Morrey
- an antigen that reacts with or stimulates the formation of a specific agglutinin
Word Origin for agglutinogen
C20: from agglutinate + -gen
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- An antigen that stimulates the production of a particular agglutinin, such as an antibody.agglutogen
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