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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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Carmichael, "A plate agglutination test for the rapid diagnosis of canine brucellosis," The American Journal of Veterinary Research, vol.
One nonpregnant dairy cow had positive test results by slow agglutination test and ELISAs and was slaughtered on April 23, 2012.
The serological test for the diagnosis ofbrucellosis in cattle was performed by rose Bengal test (RBT), slow agglutination test (SAT) for screening and indirect enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (I-ELISA) for confirmatory diagnosis.
agglutination test as an adjunct to the diagnosis of bacterial
The samples were subjected to Latex agglutination test after direct microscopic examination and routine bacteriological analysis immediately.
The Microscopic Agglutination test (MAT) was performed to determine the presence of leptospira antibodies in the positive and indeterminate samples of ELISA test.
Indirect agglutination test was done between cervicovaginal secretions and sperm of the participats' husbands for the detection of antibodies against sperm in cervicovaginal secretions.
The standard tube agglutination test revealed titers of Brucella antibodies in serum of 1:640.
In this study, development of a latex agglutination test using native antigens for rapid diagnosis of trichomoniasis is investigated.