Definition

Agglutination

Agglutination is the clumping of cells.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Agglutination
- The act of uniting by glue or other tenacious substance; the state of being thus united; adhesion of parts.
- Combination in which root words are united with little or no change of form or loss of meaning. See Agglutinative, 2.
Category: Microbiology
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