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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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Rabbit agglutinating serum is the part of the set of Leptospira antigenic erythrocyte diagnosticum, and is used to control IHT.
10 One of the limitations of serodiagnosis by MAT is the prolonged period after recovery for which the agglutinating antibodies can be detected.
In order to provide appropriate analytical methods for future studies on the specific immune system of this native Brazilian fish, the present study aimed to standardize and applied the agglutination assay to measure the serum agglutinating antibody titer produced after immunization with inactive vaccine against A.
Moreover, in our study a few human serum samples showed high IgM as well as IgG titres, similar to that by Terpstra et al (21) where characteristically high IgM, IgG and agglutinating titres were found only in patients with current leptospirosis.
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agglutinating antibody titers of 1:25 or greater in 4.37% (14 of 320) of the caribou from Kaminuriak, Northwest Territories and in 8.74% (148 of 1692) of sera from reindeer in the Mackenzie Delta.
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Generally brucellosis is diagnosed serologically by detection of agglutinating antibodies (IgM, IgG, and IgA classes) (Godfroid et al., 2005).
The agglutinating titre of 1:40 for the AH titre against Salmonella serotype Paratyphi A was seen only in one sample (0.5%), while none of the sample against Salmonella serotype Paratyphi B showed reactivity to a titre of 1: 40 [Table 5].
In order to deter mine the carbohydrate-binding specificity of POLE, the residual agglutinating activity of POL was assayed in the presence of a spectrurn of carbohydrates.
Malayalam's agglutinating morphology gives rise to relatively complex words.
Our observation of a bacteriostatic and bacterial agglutinating action of Limulus CRP is the first reported function for this abundant plasma protein.