immunocompetence

noun im·mu·no·com·pe·tence \ ˌi-myə-nō-ˈkäm-pə-tən(t)s , i-ˌmyü-nō- \

Definition of immunocompetence

: the capacity for a normal immune response

immunocompetent

play \ˌi-myə-nō-ˈkäm-pə-tənt, i-ˌmyü-nō-\ adjective

First Known Use of immunocompetence

1966

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immunocompetence

noun im·mu·no·com·pe·tence \ -ˈkäm-pət-ən(t)s \

medical Definition of immunocompetence

: the capacity for a normal immune response
  • altered the immunocompetence of the lymphocytes

immunocompetent

play \-ənt\ adjective

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