immunodeficiency

noun im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy \ ˌi-myə-nō-di-ˈfi-shən(t)-sē , i-ˌmyü-nō- \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of immunodeficiency

:inability to produce a normal complement of antibodies or immunologically sensitized T cells especially in response to specific antigens

immunodeficient

play \ˌi-myə-nō-di-ˈfi-shənt, i-ˌmyü-nō-\ adjective

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First Known Use of immunodeficiency

1969


IMMUNODEFICIENCY Defined for English Language Learners

immunodeficiency

noun

Definition of immunodeficiency for English Language Learners

  • medical : a condition in which your body cannot produce enough of the substances or cells that it would normally produce to fight infection


Medical Dictionary

immunodeficiency

noun im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy \ -di-ˈfish-ən-sē \

medical Definition of immunodeficiency

plural immunodeficiencies
:inability to produce a normal complement of antibodies or immunologically sensitized T cells especially in response to specific antigens — see aids

immunodeficient

play \-ənt\ adjective

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