agglutination

[ uh-gloot-n-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF agglutination
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It gives many openings for theories of agglutination and adulteration.

Thidreks Saga is not an epic, though it is made by an agglutination of ballads.

Accretion by chemical precipitations, by welding, by pressure, by agglutination.

Having utilized the technic devised by Teague, I have had no difficulty in performing the agglutination test in plague.

Agglutination or aggregation is carried to its widest extent, and words of inordinate length are not uncommon.

This clumping is spoken of as agglutination and the substances produced in the animal are called agglutinins.

They must combine with the foreign cells and also bring about their clumping together, their agglutination.

Ophthalmia, which begins in the left eye, with lachrymation and night agglutination of the eyelids.

Except in this single matter of agglutination reaction, no constant distinction between these varieties has been demonstrated.

The presence of bivalent cations, especially Ca, also favours the agglutination.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Latin agglutinationem (nominative agglutinatio), noun of action from past participle stem of agglutinare "fasten with glue," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + glutinare "to glue," from gluten "glue," from PIE *glei- (see glue (n.)). Philological sense first recorded 1650s, in agglutinative.

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