humoral

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adjective hu·mor·al \ˈhyü-mə-rəl, ˈyü-\

Definition of humoral

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, proceeding from, or involving a bodily humor (such as a hormone)

  2. 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

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First Known Use of humoral

15th century


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humoral

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adjective hu·mor·al \ˈ(h)yüm-(ə-)rəl\

Medical Definition of humoral

  1. 1:  of, relating to, proceeding from, or involving a bodily humor (as a hormone) humoral control of sugar metabolism

  2. 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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