hemagglutinin

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hemagglutinin

 [he″mah-gloo´tĭ-nin]
an antibody that causes agglutination of erythrocytes.
cold hemagglutinin one that acts optimally at temperatures near 4°C.
warm hemagglutinin one that acts optimally at temperatures near 37°C.
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he·mag·glu·ti·nin

(hē'mă-glū'ti-nin, hem-),
A substance, antibody or other, that causes hemagglutination.
Synonym(s): hemoagglutinin
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hemagglutinin

(hē′mə-glo͞ot′n-ĭn)
n.
A substance that causes agglutination of red blood cells, such as an antibody, or a glycoprotein found on the surface of a virus. Viral hemagglutinins enable viruses to bind to host cells.
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hem·ag·glu·ti·nin

(hē'mă-glū'ti-nin)
A substance, antibody or other, which causes hemagglutination.
Synonym(s): haemagglutinin.
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