agglutination

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agglutination (plural agglutinations)

  1. The act of uniting by glue or other tenacious substance; the state of being thus united; adhesion of parts.
  2. Combination in which root words are united with little or no change of form or loss of meaning. See agglutinative.
  3. The clumping together of red blood cells or bacteria, usually in response to a particular antibody.

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