What does agglutinins mean?

agglutinins meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

a) antibodies being produced as an animal's all-natural reaction to disease and/or presence of odd micro organisms; these antibodies result in the organisms to clump collectively. b) any material or antibody which causes specific organisms to clump collectively; generally triggers the clumping associated with the system that caused it to be manufactured in 1st spot.

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It should also be stated that agglutinins are used up in the process of agglutination, apparently combining with some element of the bacterial structure.

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