hemagglutinate

[ hee-muh-gloot-n-eyt, hem-uh- ]

verb (used with or without object),he·mag·glu·ti·nat·ed, he·mag·glu·ti·nat·ing.
  1. (of red blood cells) to clump.

Origin of hemagglutinate

1
First recorded in 1920–25; hem- + agglutinate

Other words from hemagglutinate

  • he·mag·glu·tin·a·tive [hee-muh-gloot-n-ey-tiv, -uh-tiv, hem-uh-], /ˌhi məˈglut nˌeɪ tɪv, -ə tɪv, ˌhɛm ə-/, adjective

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