immunosurveillance


im·mu·no·sur·veil·lance

noun
\-sər-ˈvā-lən(t)s also -ˈvāl-yən(t)s or -ˈvā-ən(t)s\

Definition of IMMUNOSURVEILLANCE

: a monitoring process of the immune system which detects and destroys neoplastic cells and which tends to break down in immunosuppressed individuals—called also immunological surveillance

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