Bentonite flocculation test

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bentonite flocculation test ben·ton·ite flocculation test (běn'tə-nīt')
n.
A flocculation test for rheumatoid arthritis in which sensitized bentonite particles are added to inactivated serum; if half of the particles are clumped while the other half remain in suspension, the test is positive.

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