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agglutination,

in biochemistry: see immunityimmunity,
ability of an organism to resist disease by identifying and destroying foreign substances or organisms. Although all animals have some immune capabilities, little is known about nonmammalian immunity.
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agglutination,

in linguistics: see inflectioninflection,
in grammar. In many languages, words or parts of words are arranged in formally similar sets consisting of a root, or base, and various affixes. Thus walking, walks, walker have in common the root walk and the affixes -ing, -s, and -er.
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agglutination

[ə‚glü·tə′nā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
The joining of two organisms of the same species for the purpose of sexual reproduction.
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To further evaluate the impact of agglutinate on blood sugar control, Dr.
In addition, the haemocytes can agglutinate in several layers to capture microorganisms (ALVARENGA et al.
As I have mentioned earlier, the basic difference between the two languages is that Yoruba is an agglutinate language while Portuguese is inflectional.
coli serogroup, the latex particles will agglutinate to provide a clearly visible positive result.
Yet, the majority of currently circulating H3N2 strains fail to agglutinate red blood cells of various species efficiently, if at all (10) (Van Baalen et al, in prep).
flexneri serotype 2 variant (II:3,4,7,8) because it could agglutinate with monovalent anti-II type antisera and monovalent anti-3,4 and anti-7,8 group antisera.
The vWF:RCof assay measures the ability of patient-derived vWF to agglutinate formalin-fixed healthy donor platelets.
Motile sperm agglutinate in specific patterns, including head-to-head, tail-to-tail, head-to-tail and midpiece-to-midpiece (Figure 2).
cholerae strains did not agglutinate with serogroups O1 or O139.
If the reaction turns positive, the latex beads will cause the bacterium to clump or agglutinate.
Conversely, in the presence of D-dimer, the latex particles agglutinate and the suspension clarifies, and this translates into low turbidimetric readings.
RHDV-N11 showed no agglutination of blood groups O or A, but did agglutinate blood groups B and AB; this pattern is similar that of G4 and G6 groups (73) (Table 1).