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agglutinogen

Definition of the noun agglutinogen

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noun - plural: agglutinogens

  1. any substance that acts as an antigen to cause agglutinin production
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: antigen = any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body
    • more specific word: isoagglutinogen = an antigen capable of causing the production of (or reacting with) an isoagglutinin

Alternative definition of the noun agglutinogen

noun

  1. [biochemistry] Any antigen that stimulates the production of an agglutinin

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Google previewA Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy (1917)

An Introduction to the Study of the Vegetable Kingdom and the Vegetable and Animal Drugs (with Syllabus of Inorganic Remedial Agents) Comprising the Botanical and Physical Characteristics, Source, Constituents, Pharmacopoeial Preparations, Insects Injurious to Drugs, and Pharmacal Botany by Lucius Elmer Sayre

AGGLUTINATION REACTIONS An agglutinogen is that constituent of bacteria which, when injected into an animal body, will stimulate the production of agglutinin. Agglutinin is that substance in the blood ...

Google previewInfection, immunity and serum therapy (1906)

by Howard Taylor Ricketts

Accordingly, if that constituent of micro-organisms which we have termed agglutinogen is the substance which stimulates the tissues to form agglutinin, we must assign to it a haptophorous group through which it may unite with the receptors of ...

Google previewInfection, Immunity and Serum Therapy in Relation to the Infectious Diseases which Attack Man (1905)

With Considerations of the Allied Subjects of Agglutination, Precipitation, Hemolysis, Etc by Howard Taylor Ricketts

Accordingly, if that constituent of micro-organisms which we have termed agglutinogen is the substance which stimulates the tissues to form agglutinin, we must assign to it a haptophorous group through which it may unite with the receptors of ...

Google previewMed Lab Tech Vol 1, 2/e (2010)

Agglutinogen is the antigen that is found on the surface of red blood cells. Agglutinin Agglutinin is the antibody that reacts with the red-cell antigens and manifests this activity by clumping the red cells. Hemolysin Hemolysin, like ...

Google previewUsing Medical Terminology (2006)

A Practical Approach by Judi Lindsley Nath

An agglutinogen is a substance, usually a protein called an antigen (Ag), on the red blood cell membrane. An agglutinin is a substance, such as an antibody (Ab), dissolved in plasma that causes cells to clump together. Blood types are ...

Google previewAtlas of Immunology, Third Edition (2010)

by Julius M. Cruse, MD, PhD, Robert E. Lewis

An agglutinogen is an antigen on the surface of particles such as red blood cells that react with the antibody known as agglutinin to produce aggregation or agglutination. The most widely known agglutinogens are those of the ABO and related ...

Google previewJAMA (1905)

The Journal of the American Medical Association

Accordingly, if that constituent of micro-organisms which we have termed agglutinogen is the substance which stimulates the tissues to form agglutinin, we must assign to it a haptophorous group through which it may unite with the receptors of ...

Google previewGenetics and Genomics

by Waseem Ahmad Faridi

The agglutinogen is a special type of antigen. In case of ABO and Rh ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

agglutinogen. n. any antigen that provokes formation of an agglutinin in the serum and is therefore likely to be involved in *agglutination. aglossia. n. congenital absence of the tongue. agnathia.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

agglutinogen. Any of the antigens that are present on the outer surface of red blood cells (erythrocytes). There are more than 100 different agglutinogens and they form the basis for identifying the different *blood groups. Antibodies in the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

Antibodies that function with homologous of blood cells carrying an incompatible agglutinogen q.v. 3. Antibodies that cause a clumping of microorganisms q.v. AGGLUTINOGEN which reacts with a specific agglutinin q.v. in the plasma q.v. to ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Agglutinogen Any cell surface antigen that can induce the production of agglutinins and bind to them to produce an agglutination reaction. Agglutinoid An agglutinin that has lost its ability to produce an agglutination reaction but is still capable ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Agglutinogen. An ANTIGEN that stimulates production of an agglutinin – an antibody that causes AGGLUTINATION or clumping of bacteria, blood cells or other antigenic particles. In the case of blood cells, this should not be confused with the ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

Any substance that stimulates the body to produce an agglutinin is called an agglutinogen. Agglutination is a specific reaction; in the laboratory, sera containing different known agglutinins provide an invaluable means of identifying unknown ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Forensic Science (2009)

by Suzanne Bell

agglutinogen In an agglutination reaction, the antigenic substance. In the case of clumping of red blood cells, the antigen on the surface of the cells is ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman

agglutinogen /ăglöö tin'o jon, -jén', oglöö' to no-/ an antigen that causes an agglutinin to form.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

agglutinogen agglutination /əgloo′tinā′′shən/ [ L, agglutinare, to glue], the clumping of cells or particulate antigens as a result ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

agglutinogen agglutination / əgloo′tinā′′shən/ [L, agglutinare, to glue], the clumping of cells or particulate antigens ...

Google previewSterling Dictionary of Anthropology (1997)

by Ram Narayan Das

AGGLUTINoGEN An antigen which produces agglutination or clumping of the cells if mixed with blood from another group. AGGRADATIoN The building up of deposits of artifacts, one on top of the other. This phenomenon is used in dating ...

Google previewDictionary Of Anatomy & Physio (2000)

by Poly Mary

Agglutinogen (ag'-loo-TIN-o-gen) A genetically determined ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2012)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

agglutinogen (‚agluh'tinjn) any substance that, when present in the bloodstream, ...

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