humoral


hu·mor·al

adjective \ˈhyü-mə-rəl, ˈyü-\

Definition of HUMORAL

1
:  of, relating to, proceeding from, or involving a bodily humor (as a hormone)
2
:  relating to or being the part of immunity or the immune response that involves antibodies secreted by B cells and circulating in bodily fluids

First Known Use of HUMORAL

15th century

Rhymes with HUMORAL

hu·mor·al

adjective \ˈ(h)yüm-(ə-)rəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HUMORAL

1
: of, relating to, proceeding from, or involving a bodily humor (as a hormone) <humoral control of sugar metabolism>
2
: relating to or being the part of immunity or the immune response that involves antibodies secreted by B cells and circulating in bodily fluids <humoral immunity> <humoral immune response> <humoral system of immunity>—compare cell-mediated

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