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hemagglutinate

[hee-muh-gloot-n-eyt, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈglut nˌeɪt, ˌhɛm ə-/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), hemagglutinated, hemagglutinating.
1.
(of red blood cells) to clump.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; hem- + agglutinate
Related forms
hemagglutinative
[hee-muh-gloot-n-ey-tiv, -uh-tiv, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈglut nˌeɪ tɪv, -ə tɪv, ˌhɛm ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hemagglutinate

haemagglutinate

/ˌhiːməˈɡluːtɪˌneɪt; ˌhɛm-/
verb
1.
(transitive) to cause the clumping of red blood cells in (a blood sample)
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