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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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However, there was not found a version which could enable making up sentences in Turkish as an agglutinative language.
First, it is an agglutinative language (such as Finnish or Turkish) so that all inflectional morphemes are morphologically complex, corresponding to phrases or inflected verbs, comprising several morphological constituents (De Rijk, 2007; Hualde & Ortiz de Urbina, 2003; Laka, 1996).
As noted, Finnish is an agglutinative language with complex words in which morphemes are strung together, each with a single grammatic or semantic meaning.
The agglutinative Finno-Ugric and Ural-Altaic languages routinely form words by sticking pieces together.
The finite state [13] and two-level morphology [14] approach has been used successfully in a broad number of NLP applications both non-concatenated language like Arabic [15] and agglutinative languages.
Rather, in Sunderland's elegant description, medieval texts are "the agglutinative substrates of series of successive continuations and reworkings" (1).
In time of existential trouble as in the late 1960s and early 1970s Oswald plays a more agglutinative role, finding a climate wherein to survive culturally.
IsiXhosa is an agglutinative language which means that a variety of prefixes and suffixes are used to alter the basic meaning of a root word.
(3) The scene proceeds according to a strange, agglutinative logic, starting with Mrs.
The author is very much aware of the agglutinative nature of Romblomanon, a Malayo-Polynesian language whose verbs typically do not occur in isolation, i.e.