Definition of hemagglutinate in English:

hemagglutinate

(British haemagglutinate)

verb

Medicine Biology

See hemagglutination

  • ‘The unit of toxin measure is the hemagglutinating unit.’
  • ‘These findings suggest that the hemagglutinating activity may be due to different proteins or that other constituents of these fluids may interfere with this activity.’
  • ‘All the Edmonston clones showed agglutination of monkey erythrocytes in isotonic solution while both vaccine strains hemagglutinated only in the presence of high salt concentrations.’
  • ‘Unlike other members of the paramyxovirus family, pneumoviruses do not hemagglutinate.’
  • ‘In addition to the presence of neutralizing antibodies, in vitro studies have shown that human adenovirus type 5 hemagglutinates human erythrocytes and is partially inactivated by the classical complement system.’

Pronunciation

hemagglutinate

/-ˈɡlo͞otnˌāt/