immunocompetence

noun
im·​mu·​no·​com·​pe·​tence | \ ˌi-myə-nō-ˈkäm-pə-tən(t)s How to pronounce immunocompetence (audio) , i-ˌmyü-nō- \

Definition of immunocompetence

: the capacity for a normal immune response

Other Words from immunocompetence

immunocompetent \ ˌi-​myə-​nō-​ˈkäm-​pə-​tənt How to pronounce immunocompetence (audio) , i-​ˌmyü-​nō-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of immunocompetence

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for immunocompetence

immuno- + competence

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The first known use of immunocompetence was in 1966

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“Immunocompetence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immunocompetence. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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immunocompetence

noun
im·​mu·​no·​com·​pe·​tence | \ -ˈkäm-pət-ən(t)s How to pronounce immunocompetence (audio) \

Medical Definition of immunocompetence

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

Other Words from immunocompetence

immunocompetent \ -​ənt How to pronounce immunocompetence (audio) \ adjective

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