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To accomplish, or be subjected to, agglutination.


v. aggluti·nated, aggluti·nating, aggluti·nates
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.
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.


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.


to stick together and form clumps.
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In this study the upper 12-16m outcrop sample of the Panoba Formation showed a rich variety of flysch type agglutinated foraminifera that include species of Astrorhizids, Hyperamminids, Verneulinids, Bathysiphonids, and Trochamminids.
As for the benthic foraminifers, hyaline taxa dominate the assemblages (50%), agglutinated taxa are abundant (38%), and porcelaneous taxa are common (12%).
1982: Late Cretaceous to early Tertiary agglutinated benthic foraminifera in the Labrador Sea.
Location Sample Description (> 63 [mu]m) Box core 1, Labrador Sea * Few sand grains 62[degrees]01'07"N, 60[degrees]40'36"W * Few pebbles (1-2 mm) 825 m * Abundant sponge spicules * Rare diatoms * Intact sponges, echinoderms (brittle star) * Common nematode and polychaete worms * Amphipod crustaceans * Common bivalves and ostracods * Very abundant planktic foraminifera * Abundant calcareous and agglutinated benthic foraminifera Box core 4, Labrador Sea * Common fine to coarse sand 62[degrees]04'65"N, 58[degrees]57'16"W grains 2140 m * Common pebbles (0.
Plasma and mucous extracts from Mytilus edulis agglutinated horse erythrocytes with comparable intensities (5.
The Challenger Deep is an extreme environment for agglutinated foraminifera, which construct their tests from a wide range of particles cemented together by calcareous or organic matter," said Gooday.
The haemagglutination patterns were characterized by different blood granules agglutinated in MRHU, and were characterized by mammalian and avian erythrocytes and with different E.
Generally, the agglutinated spermatozoa were different morphologically from normal spermatozoa of reference fish.
u] where cells are agglutinated by some D agglutinins and also as 'low grade' [D.
Flowers with a 4-5 mm long pedicel, opening during the day; sepals narrowly elliptic, acute, 15-16 mm long, connate 4-5 mm, very thin-coriaceous, nerved, the adaxial pair carinate, sparsely pale punctate-lepidote; corolla erect with spreading to recoiling lobes; petals lingulate, broadly acute, 33-37 mm long, agglutinated for 10-15 mm, bright yellow.
Indicators of marine influence include high sulphur coals bracketing coastal plain strata (Hacquebard and Donaldson 1969), agglutinated foraminifera (Wightman et al 1994), glaucony (Batson and Gibling 2002), and acritarchs (T.