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sporoagglutination spo·ro·ag·glu·ti·na·tion (spôr’ō-ə-glōōt’n-ā’shən)
A method for diagnosing various mycoses based on the fact that the blood serum in diseases caused by fungi contains specific agglutinins that cause clumping of the spores of these organisms.


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