immunogen

noun
im·​mu·​no·​gen | \ i-ˈmyü-nə-jən How to pronounce immunogen (audio) , -ˌjen\

Definition of immunogen

: a substance that produces an immune response

First Known Use of immunogen

1959, in the meaning defined above

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immunogen

noun
im·​mu·​no·​gen | \ i-ˈmyü-nə-jən How to pronounce immunogen (audio) , ˈim-yə-nə- How to pronounce immunogen (audio) , -ˌjen\

Medical Definition of immunogen

: an antigen that provokes an immune response (as antibody production)

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