conglutination


conglutination
1. SYN: adhesion (1). 2. Agglutination of antigen(erythrocyte)-antibody-complement complex by normal bovine serum (and certain other colloidal materials); the procedure provides a means of detecting the presence of nonagglutinating antibody.

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con·glu·ti·na·tion kən-.glüt-ən-'ā-shən, .kän- n the act or action of conglutinating or the consequent quality or state of being conglutinated: as
a) the union or establishment of continuity of parts now used only of abnormal adhesion of contiguous surfaces
b ) (1) a reaction of agglutination and lysis brought about by addition of bovine serum to antibody-treated cells (2) agglutination brought about by serum albumin or plasma proteins when added to cells coated with blocking antibody

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con·glu·ti·na·tion (kən-gloo″tĭ-naґshən) 1. agglutination by conglutinin or immunoconglutinin of bacteria or erythrocytes in the presence of specific antibody or complement components. 2. abnormal adhesion; see adhesion (def. 2).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Conglutination — Con*glu ti*na tion, n. [L. conglutinatio: cf. F. conglutination.] A gluing together; a joining by means of some tenacious substance; junction; union. [1913 Webster] Conglutination of parts separated by a wound. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conglutination — CONGLUTINATION. s. f. Action par laquelle une chose est rendue gluante et visqueuse, ou l effet de cette action. La conglutination du sang, des humeurs …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • conglutination — Conglutination. s.f.v. Action de conglutiner. La conglutination du sang, des humeurs …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • conglutination — index adherence (adhesion), adhesion (affixing), coalescence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • conglutination — Conglutination, Conglutinatio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • conglutination — conglutiner [ kɔ̃glytine ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1314; lat. conglutinare ♦ Vx ou littér. Faire adhérer (deux ou plusieurs corps) par le moyen d une substance visqueuse. ⇒ coller, souder. ♢ Rendre (un liquide) visqueux, gluant. ⇒ épaissir.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • CONGLUTINATION — n. f. T. didactique Action de conglutiner ou Résultat de cette action. La conglutination des deux fragments de l’os était encore imparfaite. La conglutination du sang, des humeurs …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • CONGLUTINATION — s. f. T. didactique. Action par laquelle une chose est rendue gluante et visqueuse, ou Le résultat de cette action. La conglutination du sang, des humeurs …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • conglutination — (kon glu ti na sion) s. f. Action de conglutiner. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Conglutination, OUDIN Dict.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. conglutinatio, de conglutinare, conglutiner …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • conglutination — noun see conglutinate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conglutination — See conglutinate. * * * …   Universalium


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