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immunology

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noun im·mu·nol·o·gy \ˌi-myə-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of immunology

  • : a science that deals with the ways in which the body protects itself from diseases and infections

Full Definition of immunology

  1. :  a science that deals with the immune system and the cell-mediated and humoral aspects of immunity and immune responses

im·mu·no·log·ic play \-nə-ˈlä-jik\ or im·mu·no·log·i·cal play \-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
im·mu·no·log·i·cal·ly play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
im·mu·nol·o·gist play \ˌi-myə-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin of immunology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1910


Medical Dictionary

immunology

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noun im·mu·nol·o·gy \ˌim-yə-ˈnäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of immunology

plural im·mu·nol·o·gies

  1. :  a science that deals with the immune system and the cell-mediated and humoral aspects of immunity and immune responses

  2. im·mu·no·log·ic \-yən-əl-ˈäj-ik\play or im·mu·no·log·i·cal \-ˈäj-i-kəl\play adjective
    im·mu·no·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb





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