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immunodeficiency

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noun im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy \-di-ˈfi-shən(t)-sē\

Simple Definition of immunodeficiency

  • medical : a condition in which your body cannot produce enough of the substances or cells that it would normally produce to fight infection

Full Definition of immunodeficiency

  1. :  inability to produce a normal complement of antibodies or immunologically sensitized T cells especially in response to specific antigens

im·mu·no·de·fi·cient play \-shənt\ adjective

1969

First Known Use of immunodeficiency

1969


Medical Dictionary

immunodeficiency

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noun im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy \-di-ˈfish-ən-sē\

Medical Definition of immunodeficiency

plural im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cies

  1. :  inability to produce a normal complement of antibodies or immunologically sensitized T cells especially in response to specific antigens—see aids

  2. im·mu·no·de·fi·cient \-ənt\play adjective




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