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Hemagglutination

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Definition

noun

A form of agglutination involving the red blood cells.


Supplement

This process is commonly applied in the laboratory, particularly in blood typing and the quantification of virus dilutions.


Related forms: hemagglutinin (noun), hemagglutinate (verb).

Variants:

  • haemagglutination (British)
  • haemoagglutination
  • hemoagglutination

Compare: leukoagglutination