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1. clumping or agglutination of an individual's cells by his own serum (containing autoantibody), as in autohemagglutination. Autoagglutination occurring at low temperatures is called cold agglutination.
2. nonspecific clumping or agglutination of particulate antigens that does not involve antibody.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. Nonspecific agglutination or clumping together of cells (for example, bacteria, erythrocytes) caused by physical or chemical factors.
2. The agglutination of erythrocytes by a specific autoantibody present in one's own serum.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
autoagglutinationThe aggregation of red blood cells in a person’s own serum, often caused by a cold-reacting antibody, as seen in cold agglutinin disease or other autoimmune haemolytic anaemias.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
autoagglutinationHematology The aggregation of RBCs, often caused by a cold-reacting antibody, as seen in cold agglutinin disease or other autoimmune hemolytic anemias.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. Nonspecific agglutination or clumping together of cells (e.g., bacteria, erythrocytes) due to physical-chemical factors.
2. The agglutination of red blood cells by specific autoantibody present in one's own serum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
autoagglutinationThe spontaneous clumping together of red blood cells. This is a feature of the AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE haemolytic anaemia
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005