Definition of Hemagglutination

1. Noun. Agglutination of red blood cells.

Exact synonyms: Haemagglutination
Generic synonyms: Agglutination
Derivative terms: Haemagglutinate, Hemagglutinate



Definition of Hemagglutination

1. Noun. The agglutination of red blood cells, especially as a test for the presence of antibodies ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hemagglutination

1. Agglutination of red blood cells, often used to test for the presence of antibodies directed against red cell surface antigens or carbohydrate binding proteins or viruses in a solution. Requires that the agglutinin has at least two binding sites. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemagglutination

hemachrome
hemacite
hemacyanin
hemacytometer
hemacytometers
hemadromometer
hemadromometry
hemadsorption
hemadynamics
hemadynamometer
hemadynamometers
hemagglutinate
hemagglutinated
hemagglutinates
hemagglutinating
hemagglutination (current term)
hemagglutinations
hemagglutinin
hemagglutinins
hemagog
hemagogs
hemal
hemal arch
heman
hemangioblast
hemangioblastic
hemangioblastoma
hemangioblastomas
hemangioblasts

Literary usage of Hemagglutination

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Band PAS 4 gave rise to PAS 1, 2, and 4. PAS 5 yielded PAS 1 and 3, but no detectable PASS. hemagglutination inhibition of LIS-ph-extracted proteins and ..."

2. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"When spoken of in connection with the blood such action is termed hemagglutination. A substance which will bring about hemagglutination is said to contain ..."

3. Principles of Immunology by Howard Thomas Karsner, Enrique Eduardo Ecker (1921)
"The Mechanism of Iso-hemagglutination. — Numerous theories have been offered, of which we present that of Landsteiner. It has recently received support in ..."

4. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"Both gave rise to hemagglutination. These tests proved that anti-platelet serum has a specific action when tested in the animal and also that one factor at ..."

5. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"... thereby making possible the use of a hemagglutination-inhibition (HI) assay for antibody or a hemagglutination assay for viras. ..."

6. Principles of Immunology by Howard Thomas Karsner, Enrique Eduardo Ecker (1921)
"... -hemagglutination.—Numerous theories have been offered, of which we present that of Landsteiner. It has recently received support in this laboratory by ..."

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