cold agglutination

n.

The clumping of red blood cells by their own serum or by any other serum when the blood is cooled below body temperature.

Nearby words

  1. colchicum,
  2. colchis,
  3. colcothar,
  4. cold,
  5. cold abscess,
  6. cold agglutinin,
  7. cold brew,
  8. cold call,
  9. cold cash,
  10. cold cathode


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