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agglutinogen

 [ag″loo-tin´o-jen]
a substance (antigen) that stimulates the animal body to form agglutinin (antibody).

ag·glu·tin·o·gen

(ă-glū-tin'ō-jen),
An antigenic substance that stimulates the formation of specific agglutinin, which can cause agglutination of cells that contain the antigen or particles coated with the antigen.
Synonym(s): agglutogen
[agglutinin + G. -gen, production]

agglutinogen

/ag·glu·tin·o·gen/ (ag″loo-tin´o-jen)
1. any substance that, acting as an antigen, stimulates the production of agglutinin.
2. the particulate antigen used in conducting agglutination tests.

agglutinogen

(ăg′lo͝o-tĭn′ə-jən, ə-glo͞ot′n-)
n.
An antigen that stimulates the production of a particular agglutinin, such as an antibody.

ag′glu·tin′o·gen′ic (ăg′lo͞o-tĭn′ə-gĕn′ĭk, ə-glo͞ot′n-) adj.

agglutinogen

[ag′lo̅o̅tin′əjin]
Etymology: L, agglutinare + Gk, genein, to produce
any antigenic substance that causes agglutination by the production of agglutinin.

Agglutinogen

A nonspecific term of waning popularity for any substance that stimulates the formation of an agglutinin (antibody)—i.e., antigen.

ag·glu·tin·o·gen

(ă-glū-tin'ō-jen)
An antigenic substance that stimulates the formation of specific agglutinin, which, under certain conditions, causes agglutination of cells that contain the antigen or particles coated with the antigen.
Synonym(s): agglutogen.
[agglutinin + G. -gen, production]

agglutinogen

An ANTIGEN that stimulates the production of a substance that induces agglutination (an agglutinin).

agglutinogen

a surface antigen that induces the formation of agglutins in cells (including bacteria) and binds them to produce an AGGLUTINATION reaction.

agglutinogen

a substance (antigen) that stimulates the animal body to form agglutinating antibody.