- The process by which suspended bacteria, cells, or other particles are caused to adhere and form into clumps; similar to precipitation, but the particles are larger and are in suspension rather than being in solution. For specific agglutination reactions in the various blood groups, see Blood Groups Appendix.
- Adhesion of the surfaces of a wound.
- The process of adhering.
[L. ad, to, + gluten, glue]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.