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agglutinogen

[ag-loo-tin-uh-juh n, -jen, uh-gloot-n-uh-] /ˌæg lʊˈtɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn, əˈglut n ə-/
noun, Immunology
1.
an antigen that causes the production of agglutinins.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; agglutin(ate) + -o- + -gen
Related forms
agglutinogenic
[ag-loo-tin-uh-jen-ik, uh-gloot-n-uh-] /ˌæg lʊˌtɪn əˈdʒɛn ɪk, əˌglut n ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for agglutinogen

agglutinogen

/ˌæɡlʊˈtɪnədʒən/
noun
1.
an antigen that reacts with or stimulates the formation of a specific agglutinin
Word Origin
C20: from agglutinate + -gen
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agglutinogen in Medicine

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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