serum agglutinin


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ser·um ag·glu·ti·nin

(sēr'ŭm ă-glū'ti-nin)
An antibody that coats erythrocytes; the cells do not agglutinate when suspended in saline, but do agglutinate when suspended in serum or other protein media such as albumin.
Synonym(s): incomplete antibody (2) .
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