hyperimmunize

verb hy·per·im·mu·nize \ ˌhī-pər-ˈi-myə-ˌnīz \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of hyperimmunize

hyperimmunized; hyperimmunizing
transitive verb
: to induce a high level of immunity or of circulating antibodies in (as by a long course of injections of antigen, repeated increasing doses of antigen, or the use of adjuvants with the antigen)
  • They have tested its specificity in animals hyperimmunized against an array of atypical mycobacteria, and have not detected any cross-reactivity…
  • —Chris Anne Raymond

hyperimmunization

play \ˌhī-pər-ˌi-myə-nə-ˈzā-shən also -i-ˌmyü-nə-\ noun, hyperimmunizations
    • hyperimmunization of research animals

First Known Use of hyperimmunize

1905


Medical Dictionary

hyperimmunize

transitive verb hy·per·im·mu·nize
variants: or British hyperimmunise play \ˌhī-pə-ˈrim-yə-ˌnīz\

medical Definition of hyperimmunize

hyperimmunized or British hyperimmunised; hyperimmunizing or British hyperimmunising
: to induce a high level of immunity or of circulating antibodies in (as by a long course of injections of antigen, repeated increasing doses of antigen, or the use of adjuvants along with the antigen)
  • hyperimmunized the rabbits to various antigens

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