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To accomplish, or be subjected to, agglutination.
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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.
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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.
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Important agglutinated foraminifera that characterizes the upper bathyal zone (200-500m) are reported by several workers i.e.
As for the benthic foraminifera, hyaline taxa dominate the assemblages (80%), agglutinated taxa are common, and porcelaneous taxa are rare.
Living populations are not discussed because thick-walled agglutinated species do not reveal their stained protoplasm body without being crushed.
Plasma and mucous extracts from Mytilus edulis agglutinated horse erythrocytes with comparable intensities (5.0 [+ or -] 0.3, 4.0 [+ or -] 0.1, and 4.5 [+ or -] 0.1, respectively), whereas no agglutination was found in the ASW control (Fig.
"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 spermatozoa were agglutinated in a head-to-head manner, which invariably makes them fail to fertilize the egg as reported by Mochida and Takahashi 1993.
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.K.
Sometimes they were successful, but sometimes when recipient and donor bloods mingled, rather than flowing together the blood cells agglutinated or "clumped." The "clumping" typically caused shock and jaundice and was usually fatal.
In the first experiment, the agglutination degree of sorghum starch was evaluated (3x4), and in the second, in vitro digestibility was measured including also the effect of grain process (agglutinated and ground; 3x4x2).