agglutination

Definitions of agglutination
1

n the coalescing of small particles that are suspended in solution; these larger masses are then (usually) precipitated

Synonyms:
agglutinating activity
Type of:
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process
(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

n a clumping of bacteria or red cells when held together by antibodies (agglutinins)

Types:
haemagglutination, hemagglutination
agglutination of red blood cells
isoagglutination
agglutination of an agglutinogen of one individual by a serum from another individual of the same species
Type of:
biological process, organic process
a process occurring in living organisms

n the building of words from component morphemes that retain their form and meaning in the process of combining

Type of:
linguistic process
a process involved in human language

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