hemagglutinate

hemagglutinate

[hee-muh-gloot-n-eyt, hem-uh-]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), hemagglutinated, hemagglutinating.
(of red blood cells) to clump.

Origin:
1920–25; hem- + agglutinate

hemagglutinative [hee-muh-gloot-n-ey-tiv, -uh-tiv, hem-uh-] , adjective
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haemagglutinate or (US) hemagglutinate (ˌhiːməˈɡluːtɪˌneɪt, ˌhɛm-, ˌhiːməˈɡluːtɪˌneɪt, ˌhɛm-)
 
vb
(tr) to cause the clumping of red blood cells in (a blood sample)
 
hemagglutinate or (US) hemagglutinate
 
vb

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