agglutinogen

agglutinogen

[ag-loo-tin-uh-juhn, -jen, uh-gloot-n-uh-]
noun Immunology.
an antigen that causes the production of agglutinins.

Origin:
1900–05; agglutin(ate) + -o- + -gen

agglutinogenic [ag-loo-tin-uh-jen-ik, uh-gloot-n-uh-] , adjective
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agglutinogen (ˌæɡlʊˈtɪnədʒən)
 
n
an antigen that reacts with or stimulates the formation of a specific agglutinin
 
[C20: from agglutinate + -gen]

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agglutinogen ag·glu·tin·o·gen (āg'lu-tĭn'ə-jən, ə-glōōt'n-)
n.
An antigen that stimulates the production of a particular agglutinin, such as an antibody. Also called agglutogen.


ag'glu·tin'o·gen'ic (āg'lu-tĭn'ə-gěn'ĭk, ə-glōōt'n-) adj.
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