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

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

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1966, in the meaning defined above

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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

Other Words from immunocompetence

immunocompetent \-ənt \ adjective

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