hemagglutinin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1903 an agglutinin (as an antibody or viral capsid protein) that causes hemagglutination

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  • hemagglutinin — [hē΄məglo͞ot′ n in΄, hem΄əglo͞ot′ n in΄] n. a substance, as an antibody, capable of causing hemagglutination * * * he·mag·glu·ti·nin (hē mə glo͞otʹn ĭn) n. A substance, such as an antibody, that causes agglutination of red blood cells.  … …   Universalium

  • hemagglutinin — [hē΄məglo͞ot′ n in΄, hem΄əglo͞ot′ n in΄] n. a substance, as an antibody, capable of causing hemagglutination …   English World dictionary

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  • hemagglutinin — noun An antigenic glycoprotein that causes agglutination of red blood cells …   Wiktionary

  • hemagglutinin — A substance, antibody or other, that causes hemagglutination. SYN: hemoagglutinin. * * * hem·ag·glu·ti·nin .hē mə glüt ən ən also he·mo·ag·glu·ti·nin .hē mō ə or chiefly Brit haem·ag·glu·ti·nin also hae·mo·ag·glu·ti·nin n an agglutinin (as an… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemagglutinin — n. substance which causes red blood cells to clump together …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemagglutinin — he·mag·glu·ti·nin …   English syllables

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  • Hemagglutinin esterase — Hemagglutininesterase is a protein of the envelope of some viruses. Its function is related with the pathogenicity of the virus and with its interaction with the host. It may help the virus bind and enter the mucus layer of the intestinal… …   Wikipedia

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