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immunology

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

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

Full Definition of IMMUNOLOGY

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

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1910
Medical Dictionary

immunology

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

Medical Definition of IMMUNOLOGY

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

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