immunogen

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noun im·mu·no·gen \i-ˈmyü-nə-jən, -ˌjen\

Definition of immunogen

  1. :  a substance that produces an immune response

Origin and Etymology of immunogen

from Immunogen, a trademark


First Known Use: 1959


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immunogen

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noun im·mu·no·gen \i-ˈmyü-nə-jən, ˈim-yə-nə-, -ˌjen\

Medical Definition of immunogen

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


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