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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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Bacterial isolation is based on standard techniques using BHI broth and immunological methods using serum, such as the rapid slide agglutination test (Namioka and Murata, 1961), IHA (Carter, 1955), agar gel immunodiffusion test (Heddleston et al, 1972) and counter immune electrophoresis (Carter and Chengappa, 1981), Molecular approaches like Polymerase chain reaction are also employed for diagnosis (Biswas et al, 2004).
cholerae O1 (Inaba and Ogawa antisera) by slide agglutination test.
This is a slide agglutination test using formalized and heat killed patoc-1 antigen pooled with leptospires belonging to different serovar commonly prevalent in and around Chennai (4).
The rapid screening test--Macroscopic Slide Agglutination Test (MSAT) and the other
To assess the humoral immune response of the patient to Brucella antigens, the slide agglutination test with B.