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agglutinogen

Pronunciation: ă-glū-tin′ō-jen

Definition: An antigenic substance that stimulates the formation of specific agglutinin, which can cause agglutination of cells that contain the antigen or particles coated with the antigen.

Synonym(s): agglutogen

[agglutinin + G. -gen, production]

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