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Dictionary » A » Agglutinate



1. United with glue or as with glue; cemented together.

2. (Science: physiology) Consisting of root words combined but not materially altered as to form or meaning; as, agglutinate forms, languages, etc.

See: agglutination.

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Blood Type

... anti-B antibodies, when they donate their blood to type AB ppl, wouldn't the anti-B antibodies bind to the B antigen on the AB red blood cells and agglutinate? 2) When a type A person receives blood a type O person, since the type O has anti-A and anti-B antibodies, wouldn't the anti-A antibodies ...

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by Maruko
Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Blood Type
Replies: 2
Views: 1666

Re: Blood group inheritance, IBO 2007 question

... possible combinations for the children are: 1. The one who can coagulate his father's blood type: - B heterozygous, or - O 2. The one who can't agglutinate his father's blood: - A heterozygous, or - AB Peace ! :idea: :arrow: :mrgreen:

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by bioholic
Mon Jun 02, 2008 5:27 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Blood group inheritance, IBO 2007 question
Replies: 9
Views: 9593

Blood group inheritance, IBO 2007 question

if the father were homozygous, he could have only A or AB offspring, the plasma of neither would agglutinate his RBC. Ergo, the father is homozygous, I is true, A is the answer

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by MrMistery
Sun May 25, 2008 9:10 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Blood group inheritance, IBO 2007 question
Replies: 9
Views: 9593

Help with Immunology

... b cells move to and wait at the site where the pathogen was detected. Once Antibodies are produced they will bind to and neutralize/opsonize/agglutinate the pathogen. Antiboy binding also triggers the complement system that forms a membrane attack complex to lyse nearby cells. Is that all ...

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by FoxintheBox
Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Help with Immunology
Replies: 3
Views: 5852

Re: Blood Transfusion and Agglutination

... the ABO and Rhesus systems quite well but I don't understand why O is the universal donor if O contains anti-A and anti-B antibodies. Wouldn't it agglutinate A, B and AB type blood? Or is the agglutination negligible? Or are antibodies removed from blood destined for transfusion? the anti-A and ...

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by Revenged
Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:44 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Blood Transfusion and Agglutination
Replies: 7
Views: 5152
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