The agglutination of red blood cells by antibodies.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • hemagglutination inhibition test — 1. a highly sensitive procedure for the measurement of soluble antigens in biologic specimens; the specimen is first incubated with homologous antibody and then incubated with antigen coated red blood cells; the amount of hemagglutination… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemagglutination — noun Date: 1907 agglutination of red blood cells • hemagglutinate transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hemagglutination — /hee meuh glooht n ay sheuhn, hem euh /, n. the clumping of red blood cells. [1905 10; HEM + AGGLUTINATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemagglutination — noun The agglutination of red blood cells …   Wiktionary

  • hemagglutination — The agglutination of red blood cells; may be immune as a result of specific antibody either for red blood cell antigens per se or other antigens which coat the red blood cells, or may be nonimmune as in h. caused by viruses or other microbes. SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • hemagglutination — n. clumping together of red blood cells …   English contemporary dictionary

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