isohemagglutination


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isohemagglutination

 [i″so-he″mah-gloo″tĭ-na´shun]
agglutination of erythrocytes caused by an isohemagglutinin.

i·so·he·mag·glu·ti·na·tion

(ī'sō-hē'mă-glū'ti-nā'shŭn),
Isohemagglutinins are antibodies against blood group antigens, usually of the IgM isotype. People with type O blood will have isohemagglutinin titers against both type A and B blood groups but those with type AB blood have neither.
See also: isoagglutination.
[iso- + G. haima, blood, + L. ad, to, + gluten, glue]

i·so·ag·glu·ti·na·tion

(ī'sō-ă-glū'ti-nā'shŭn)
Agglutination of red blood cells as a result of the reaction between an isoagglutinin and specific antigen in or on the cells.
Synonym(s): isohemagglutination.
[iso- + L. ad, to, + gluten, glue]