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ag·glu·ti·nate

(ă-glū'ti-nāt),
To accomplish, or be subjected to, agglutination.

agglutinate

(ə-glo͞ot′n-āt′)
v. aggluti·nated, aggluti·nating, aggluti·nates
v.tr.
1. To cause to adhere, as with glue.
2. Linguistics To form (words) by combining words or words and word elements.
3. Physiology To cause (red blood cells or bacteria) to clump together.
v.intr.
1. To join together into a group or mass.
2. Linguistics To form words by agglutination.
3. Physiology To clump together; undergo agglutination.
n. (-ĭt)

ag·glu′ti·nant adj. & n.

Agglutinate

noun An aggregate; a clump of cells, usually red cells, formed by an immune interaction between surface antigens and antibodies.
verb To form an immune aggregate with cells, antigens and antibodies.

agglutinate

to stick together and form clumps.
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Agglutinated particles, presumed to be clay minerals, survived only in one specimen.
The genus Onuphionella embraces agglutinated membraneous worm-like tubes in the stiff as well in the flexible tube construction.
8-10 Ed), emboli in the form of large lumps of agglutinated carbon particles are especially common (Figs.
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The nineties found financial support shifted away from ethno-specific arts programs in favor of funding the agglutinated Other, newly marginalized as the multi-cultural experience.
But the very mimetic, contagious, character of human violence, a contagiousness which increases in direct proportion to its violent intensity, makes it, statistically speaking, highly probable that all the violent participants in the collective crisis will eventually end up agglutinated against one, proceeding like a snowball effect:
This new gel technology utilizes a plastic microtube with a unique matrix to separate agglutinated and non-agglutinated red blood cells.
Wild-type bacteria formed aggregates that dispersed over time, whereas F mutant bacteria remained permanently clumped together in an agglutinated mass.
Allantoic fluid from the injected eggs agglutinated 0.
Pea lectin highly agglutinated human, rabbit and rat erythrocytes but weekly agglutinated chicken erythrocytes.
This is due to the language being agglutinated (adding prefixes and suffixes to a root word).
I was reminded of such issues recently on encountering Sam Lewitt's contribution to this year's Whitney Biennial, Fluid Employment, 2012, an oddly agglutinated and elegant system.