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Meaning of agglutinate

ag•glu•ti•nate

Pronunciation: (v.u-glt'n-āt"adj.u-glt'n-it, -āt"), [key]
— v., adj. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to unite or cause to adhere, as with glue.
  2. to clump or cause to clump, as bacteria or blood platelets.
  3. to form by agglutination.
—adj.
  1. united by or as by glue.
  2. agglutinative.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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