haemagglutination (English spelling)medical dictionary

<haematology> Agglutination of red blood cells, often used to test for the presence of antibodies directed against red cell surface antigens or carbohydrate binding proteins or viruses in a solution. Requires that the agglutinin has at least two binding sites.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

American spelling: hemagglutination

(11 Mar 2008)