hemagglutinin [hē΄məglo͞ot′'n in΄, hem΄əglo͞ot′'n in΄]
a substance, as an antibody, capable of causing hemagglutination

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he·mag·glu·ti·nin (hē'mə-glo͞otʹn-ĭn) n.
A substance, such as an antibody, that causes agglutination of red blood cells.
  [hemagglutinate + -in.]

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