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Medical Term:

viral hemagglutination


Definition: the nonimmune agglutination of suspended red blood cells by certain of a wide range of otherwise unrelated viruses, usually by the virion itself but in some instances by products of viral growth (subunits), the species of erythrocyte agglutinated differing with the different viruses.

See Also: hemagglutination inhibition

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